A mother of four from Yardley Wood in Birmingham, who left school at 15, has graduated from the University of Warwick with a degree in Social Studies.
Graduation is a special time for our CLL students. For many, it can be a goal that they previously would have never imagined. For some, it is an achievement that at times, seemed out of reach.
Final year, 2+2 Degree Pathway student Emma has had an eventful year. From awards evenings, working events, to receiving the results for her degree – the mother of four caught up with the Centre to reflect on the final year of her studies.
Jon started studying BA (Hons) Health and Social Policy on our 2+2 Degree Pathway with Partner College, North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College in 2014. Graduating last year from the Centre for Lifelong Learning, Jon was offered a scholarship to study a Masters in Social Research and has recently been offered a funded PhD. We caught up with Jon to see how he is feeling about his recent PhD offer.
The Department for Education have this month announced the bursary rates for 18/19, for training FE teachers, with an updated bursary for English subject teachers. The financial incentive behind the bursary launch is to attract new high-quality graduates to become teachers in the FE sector.