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HE Admissions Fair for Access to HE Students 2019

HE Admissions Fair for Access to HE Students 2019

We are pleased to provide details of our 2019 Higher Education Admissions Fair for Access to HE Students

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NOCN Group marks International Day of Charity by supporting Trussell Trust Food Banks

NOCN Group marks International Day of Charity by supporting Trussell Trust Food Banks

Today (Thursday 5th September 2019) is the International Day of Charity and as part of our commitment to supporting local and national charities NOCN Group has launched its campaign to support The Trussell Trust’s Food Bank.

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Gateshead Council learningSkills trains hundreds of volunteers for 2019 World Transplant Games

Gateshead Council learningSkills trains hundreds of volunteers for 2019 World Transplant Games

Gateshead Council learningSkills have deliver volunteer training as part of the 2019 World Transplant Games using innovative on-line solutions to ensure the hundreds of volunteers have the skills and knowledge they would need to be effective volunteers.

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Two special celebrations at One Awards

Two special celebrations at One Awards

The 1st August 2019 marks two special celebrations for One Awards. the 1st Anniversary of being part of the NOCN Group and the 25th anniversary of One Awards.

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Hartlepool College Access to Higher Education Awards 2019

Hartlepool College Access to Higher Education Awards 2019

Hartlepool College held they second annual Access to Higher Education Awards on Wednesday 10th July 2019.

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Access to HE Awards 2019

Access to HE Awards 2019

At our Access to HE Forum held at University of Sunderland on 11th June 2019, awards were presented to students who completed their Access to HE Diploma last summer.

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One Awards Access to HE Forum 2019

One Awards Access to HE Forum 2019

One Awards held their 2019 Access to HE Forum ay St Peters Campus, University of Sunderland on Tuesday 11th June 2019.

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One Awards Annual General Meeting

One Awards Annual General Meeting

One Awards held our Annual General Meeting on 24th May 2019.The event titled 'Building Skills for a Productive Society' brought together recognised centres, One Awards Staff, Trustees and stakeholders.

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How did we do - Registration and Certification Standards

How did we do - Registration and Certification Standards

We are pleased to provide the Registration and Certification standards for January to April 2019.

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Welcome to our New Centres

Welcome to our New Centres

​It has been a busy year for us here at One Awards, and we would like to welcome the following organisations who have gained centre approval over the last few months

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Hot Topic Learning - Meeting the Required 20% ‘off-the-job’ Activities for Apprentices

Hot Topic Learning - Meeting the Required 20% ‘off-the-job’ Activities for Apprentices

Off-the-job training is defined as learning which is undertaken outside of the normal day-to-day working environment and leads towards the achievement of an apprenticeship. This can include training that is delivered at the apprentice’s normal place of work but must not be delivered as part of their normal working duties.

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NOCN Group retains Investors in People IIP Silver Award

NOCN Group retains Investors in People IIP Silver Award

NOCN Group has retained Investors in People IIP Silver Award in recognition of its commitment to employee development, showing an ambitious and expanding organisation which nurtures and invests in its talent.

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Stakeholder Survey 2019

Stakeholder Survey 2019

Here at One Awards, we greatly value your feedback on our performance and contributions to our strategic direction. With this in mind a Stakeholder Engagement Survey will be sent out week commencing 25th February to all Centre Contacts.

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NOCN Qualification Updates and Bulletins

NOCN Qualification Updates and Bulletins

Over the next six months NOCN will be updating the design of their qualification specifications. This is to ensure all contact details are correct, and information is clear and easy to understand.

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Hot Topic Learning - Meeting the requirements of the new Ofsted Framework

Hot Topic Learning - Meeting the requirements of the new Ofsted Framework

The new Ofsted Framework for 2019 is under consultation but on its way and recent announcements from Ofsted and Amanda Spielman, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, have highlighted some of the key changes. One Awards can help you to support learner behaviour, attitude and their personal development through innovative and flexible accredited solutions

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Access to Higher Education Diplomas; A pathway to fulfil students’ aspirations and fill the UK skills gap

Access to Higher Education Diplomas; A pathway to fulfil students’ aspirations and fill the UK skills gap

The skills gap is an ongoing challenge for the UK, across a number of sectors and industries, despite many workers of all ages wanting to upskill in their current role or looking to retrain to move into a different profession. The UK is still lagging behind other countries when it comes to workforce skills and productivity, yet there are still barriers for those looking to up-skill and according to UCAS there is a declining proportion of students aged 21 and over (or mature) applying to and entering full – time higher education in the UK.

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Civil Ceremonies rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted

Civil Ceremonies rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted

Civil Ceremonies Ltd - who offer a nationwide service to train and develop celebrants to carry out a range of ceremonies across the UK - has been rated by Ofsted as Outstanding in all five performance categories observed.

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New Qualifications for January 2019

New Qualifications for January 2019

We have new qualifications for January 2019!

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Coming Soon - Digital Productivity Qualifications

Coming Soon - Digital Productivity Qualifications

Coming soon from NOCN a new end-to-end online digital courses are designed to give the workforce key skills to improve productivity.

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