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ARU to build partnerships to help region recover. Series of measures to help organisations mitigate the effects of COVID-19 ANGLIA Ruskin University (ARU) has announced measures to collaborate with business, public sector and community organisations to help the region recover from COVID-19 and to stimulate…

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Hundreds of safety visors to protect NHS workers have been produced by an engineering school. BMAT STEM Academy, in Harlow, has a business focus, with students studying science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) as a way of getting into those industries. The school has close…

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TEENAGERS looking for a future career in the STEM sector are being reminded there is still time to apply to join a unique school and sixth form. BMAT STEM Academy, in Harlow, caters for students from Year 10 upwards with a keen interest in the…

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Top Results for Harlow College A Level Students HARLOW College Sixth Form students have yet again recorded a fantastic set of A Level results, securing an impressive 99% pass rate for the second year running. Particularly strong subjects are Physics, Computer Science, Geography, Photography, Politics…

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THE LIEUTENANT-Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada visited Harlow last week (Tuesday Nov 6th). Judy Foote was installed as Newfoundland and Labrador’s 14th lieutenant-governor since the province joined the Canadian Confederation in 1949. She is also the first woman to hold the position.
  
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THE government has named the 21 colleges that will be the first to establish maths centres for excellence. The new centres were first announced in the 2017 industrial strategy and in response to Sir Adrian Smith’s review of post-16 maths education, which recommended improving basic…

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Harlow students experience work as a Public Health England scientist. 
 PUBLIC Health England hosted what it hopes will be the first of several work experience visits for students from Harlow where it is creating a world-leading public health science campus. Six students from Harlow…

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BACK in 2014, we reported that Harlow student Jack Bradbury had gained five A levels and was on his way to study Medicine at Cambridge University. http://www.yourharlow.com/2014/08/20/jack-bradbury-five-a-levels-cambridge-and-the-muamba-moment/ Last week, we caught up with Jack to see how things were going. A Level results are just…

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A STUDENT from the University of Surrey has emerged as the overall winner of Future Legal Mind 2018 – National Accident Helpline’s award to find the brightest legal talent in the country. , Gbemisola Obolo, who currently studies Law with International Relations, has won a…

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New college welcomes its 250th trainee THE brand-new Stansted Airport College is celebrating its 250th confirmed trainee, as construction work on the site intensifies ahead of the planned opening this September. Scarlet Jemmett, currently a pupil at Leventhorpe in Sawbridgeworth, has been accepted onto the…

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BMAT STEM Academy – formerly Sir Charles Kao UTC – works closely with businesses in and around Harlow to prepare young people for the actual career paths open to them. Working with a careers advisor, the school focuses on equipping students with the necessary skills…

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ESSEX County Council’s community learning and skills provision has been awarded an overall rating of Good in its recent OFSTED inspection. Ofsted inspectors visited ACL (Adult Community Learning, Essex) in February 2018 and found that leaders, managers and staff have worked hard to improve its…

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Harlow College celebrated National Apprenticeship Week 2018 with a series of events, both at the main Harlow College campus and at venues across the region. Here’s how the week unfolded. MONDAY The week began with a highly successful event at Braintree’s STEM Innovation Centre, where…

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A SKILLS shortage in Harlow is set to be eased with the launch of the BMAT STEM Academy. The new school – formerly Sir Charles Kao UTC – officially launches soon as it converts to the Burnt Mill Academy Trust (BMAT). While the school will…

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College students bring a little nature to local hospital HARLOW College photography students have helped create a nature-themed environment in a ward in The Princess Alexandra Hospital, by donating examples of their work to create a brighter space for patients. Wildlife and nature photographs were…

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A day devoted to careers is set to inspire teenagers to strive for ambitious goals. The Burnt Mill Academy Trust (BMAT) is holding its first careers day at Sir Charles Kao UTC, in Harlow. Careers advisor Hayley Lancaster, of All Together, is working with the…