As we continue to deal with the ever changing demands of COVID-19 restrictions it’s great to know that there are some positives to take away and nothing is more positive than the One Awards Access to HE Diploma experience.
Sunderland-based social enterprise Media Savvy CIC has been crowned as ‘Outstanding Social Enterprise” at this year’s North East Charity Awards.
No, not a new Access to Diploma title but a brand new series of podcasts all about the Access to HE Diploma qualification.
Former Access to HE student Brandon Layton was named the National Winner in to Outstanding Individual Learner Award category as part the of the 2020 Festival of Learning for his achievements.
We are holding a series of webinars ‘Flexible Accreditation: Introducing a Bespoke Approach’ which will provide more information on the bespoke accreditation and how this might enhance your learning programmes.
The annual One Awards, Access to Higher Education Fair is set to take place virtually from the 9th-13th November to promote adult learning and routes to either University or Higher/Degree Apprenticeships and the event could not come at a more vital time, with adult and lifelong learning set to play a vital role in the UK’s journey to recovery from the widespread impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
One Awards Training will be offering CPD workshops over the coming year, these can be accessed from November 2020.
We are pleased to provide details of our virtual HE Admissions Fair for 2020 that will take place from 9-13th November 2020.
3 members of One Awards staff reached 20 years’ service over the last 6 months, Ann McCluskey, Dave Johnson and Sue Scheilling as part of the Quality Assurance teams covering both NOCN Qualifications, Access to HE Diplomas and Bespoke Accreditation.
QAA have today (28.09.2020) published guidance on the arrangements for the award and assessment of Access to HE Diplomas in 2020-21.
Covid 19 and the lockdown restrictions have impacted many individuals, businesses, communities, and charitable organisations like ourselves and has forced a change to the way we are able to work and connect with our customers. One Awards have been successful in adapting to the new ways of working, using technology better to communicate with each other and our centres.
As a leading Access Validating Agency these free webinars will provide an introduction to Access to HE Diplomas and the funding that can be drawn down by providers.
Guidance for Centre Assessment Grades for Awarding Organisation Calculated Results and Adaptations. Summer 2020 results for vocational, technical and other qualifications.
The Access to HE Diploma is an amazing qualification aimed at adults who may or may not have any previous qualifications but want to go study at HE to maybe become a nurse, doctor, teacher, lawyer, social worker whatever you want to be. Thousands have benefitted and lives are truly changed!
David Balme has been appointed as the new Chair of the Board of Trustees for One Awards and takes up his post this month from outgoing Chair, Peter Stonell who has been a Trustee since 2015 and led the board from 2017.
Former One Awards Access to HE Health student Bethany, who completed her Diploma at Redcar and Cleveland College talks about her experiences working as a staff nurse on the front line and shares her stay at home message to all.
One Awards Managing Director Fabienne Bailey recently appeared in a Leaders Council podcast alongside Lord Blunkett.
One Awards Training part of the NOCN Group, aims to provide a comprehensive, high quality, cost effective training solution to support all NOCN Group customers, both internal and external, in the UK and internationally, with their continuous professional development needs.
Technology has revolutionised the way we work, but more than half of UK employees (53%) do not have the digital skills needed for work. These skills can be anything from being able to avoid suspicious links and pop-ups to sharing documents by attaching to an email.
At One Awards and the wider NOCN Group we will endeavour to minimise the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on our support for training centres, test centres and learners, whilst following the advice from Public health England and the Department of Education.
Jennie Lawson, Head of Quality at One Awards, celebrated 20 years with One Awards.
Life-changing achievements by delighted North East learners of all ages were celebrated on Tuesday 12 February 2020 at the One Awards Celebration of Learning Awards 2019.
Our Annual General Meeting was held on 12th February 2020, as part of the Celebration of Learning Awards, the event brought together recognised centres, One Awards Staff, Trustees and stakeholders.
NOCN Group Managing Director Graham Hasting-Evans is to become a Director of the Halo Project South Africa to support the global campaign to raise awareness and challenge gender-based violence in the country
NOCN was the first Awarding Organisation and Apprentice Assessment Organisation to be accredited as Leaders in Diversity by the National Centre for Diversity (NCFD). The organisation is now ranked number 30 in the NCFD 2019 Top 100 Diversity Index, which celebrates the UK’s private, public and third sector employers setting the bar for fairness in the workplace.
The One Awards office will be closed on Thursday 6th February 2020 due to due to One Awards Staff Development Day. The office will re-open at 9.00am on Friday 7th February 2020.