The past 12 months has been an exciting time in One Awards history. From joining our long-term partners NOCN Group, to new staff becoming part of our growing team. Here are some of the highlights from 2018.
One Awards Managing Director, Fabienne Bailey recently visited Hong Kong as part of the Northern Powerhouse trade mission. The Department of International Trade delegation consisted of 12 innovative and forward-thinking businesses in the Education Sector at the recent Learning and Teaching Expo.
The One Awards office will be closed from 4:30pm on Friday 21st December 2018, and re-open at 9:00am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.
We are pleased to provide the Registration and Certification standards for August to October 2018.
One Awards are delighted to welcome our new Senior Business Development Manager, Roger Guy
At our upcoming #AccesstoHE Admissions Fair on Friday 19th October, we’ll be running a number of workshops throughout the day to help Access students make decisions about their future.
We are pleased to provide details of our 3rd Annual Admissions Fair.
ESCAPE Family Support are looking for befrienders and peer mentors to help individuals across Northumberland.
In July 2018, our average turnaround time for registration and certification was one day.
One Awards and NOCN recently signed a subsidiary agreement which came into effect on 1 August 2018. One Awards is now a subsidiary of the NOCN Group. This move will widen the NOCN Group offer to the FE market to include Access to HE, regulated qualifications, Functional Skills and apprentice end point assessments.
NOCN Group is moving its Sheffield Office to a new modern, city centre office in Sheffield. The move is taking place over the coming weekend, from Friday 20 July to Monday 23 July
In June 2018, our average turnaround time for registration and certification was one day.
We are pleased to provide details of recently approved NOCN Qualifications.
Dedicated students have had their hard work recognised at our Celebration of Achievement Awards. The annual event puts the spotlight on the efforts of learners across the College
At our Access to HE Forum held at Teesside University on 15th June 2018, awards were presented to students who completed their Access to HE Diploma last summer.
Sonia Ritchie-Park BEM from Sunderland has been announced as winner of the Festival of Learning Tutor Award 2018 for her exceptional achievements in adult learning. This award recognises inspirational teaching and training professionals who have supported learner to go on and lead successful and rewarding lives.
At our Access to HE Forum on 15th June, Scott Godfrey Principal Lecturer at the School of Health & Social Care, Teesside University, will be hosting a workshop on Exploring Health and Social Courses within Higher Education.
Undertaking an Access to HE Diploma is an exciting route to Higher Education, allowing students to gain qualifications which equip them with the skills and knowledge to further their education at university. At One Awards, we work in partnership with Access to HE providers and HE institutes to develop courses which meet the needs of the students in a range of subjects from nursing and social sciences, to law and computing.
In April 2018, our average turnaround time for registrations was the same day, and two days for certification
We have been working with Calderdale College for two years, supporting both the college and their Access to HE students. Having started the journey with One Awards after transferring from their previous Access Validating Agency, we asked Claire Lowe, Course Leader at Calderdale College a few questions to shed light on their experience of the transfer process:
In March 2018, our average turnaround time for registrations was the same day, and two days for certification.
One Awards are delighted to announce that from 1 August 2018 One Awards will join the NOCN Group. This move will widen the NOCN Group offer to the FE market to include Access to HE, regulated qualifications, Functional Skills and apprentice end point assessments.
In February 2018, our average turnaround time for registrations was the same day, and two days for certification.
We are delighted to announce that following an extensive recruitment process before Christmas, Fabienne Bailey has joined One Awards as Managing Director. Fabienne has 18 years’ experience in the education and training sector along with 10 years’ senior management experience within the learning and skills environment and may already know many of you in the sector.
A Teesside mum-of-one is launching a new career for herself after completing an Access to HE Diploma at Middlesbrough College – and now she’s encouraging other women to follow suit.
Discover how Hartlepool mother and daughter Alison and Gabrielle became a GP and a teacher after changing their lives with adult education.
After a succession of low paid jobs with no career prospects and three children to support, Allison Corbett made the brave decision to return to education and signed up to an Access to Health course at Hartlepool College of Further Education. With eight years of studying ahead of her, Allison defied the odds and now is a fully qualified GP.
In January 2018, our average turnaround time for registrations was the same day, and one day for certification.
Phlebotomy Training Services form an international quality affiliation with Trinidad and Tobago.
NOCN have published a statement today on the NOCN website, regarding NOCN, Carillion learners and apprentices and how NOCN is working with CITB and the Government task-force to support them in their efforts to ensure people continue their learning following the collapse of the firm.
New recruit Richard Yuille is a perfect example of how Actes supports its clients to fulfil their potential, having gone from client, to volunteer and now full-time employee in just a few months.
NOCN has responded to the UK Government Select Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy on the Quality of Apprenticeships and Training with a detailed submission. As the country moves away from traditional apprenticeship frameworks of qualifications to the new apprenticeship standards, with end point assessments. This is all part of a public inquiry into how the reforms are going, to identify problems and suggest solutions to make apprenticeships better.
Gathering feedback over the past few years and, as a result of our work with colleges up and down the country including colleges in the North East, North West and Yorkshire, we understand that more and more providers are looking to their AVA to help them develop their Access to HE digital and online learning opportunities.