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News Archive 2019

The Year in Review 2019

The Year in Review 2019

The past 12 months has been an exciting time for One Awards. Here are some of the highlights from 2019.

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South Africa Teacher Training Development programme with Funda Trust

South Africa Teacher Training Development programme with Funda Trust

​Following the recent trade mission to South Africa, One Awards has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Funda Trust to act as their education advisor and accreditation partner for a project to be delivered in South Africa to raise educational standards of teachers and teaching in the rural communities and townships.

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Christmas Closure and Registration Submission Dates

Christmas Closure and Registration Submission Dates

The One Awards office will be closed from 12noon on Tuesday 24th December 2019, and re-open at 9:00am on Thursday 2nd January 2020.

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Derwentside College celebrates learner achievements

Derwentside College celebrates learner achievements

Derwentside College celebrated the achievements of their learners at an event held on Thursday 5th December 2019.

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One Awards joins Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission to ASEAN

One Awards joins Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission to ASEAN

In October, Fabienne Bailey, Managing Director of One Awards, was invited by the Northern Powerhouse to participate in an international trade mission to Thailand and Indonesia.

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Celebration of Learning Awards 2020,  Open for Nominations!

Celebration of Learning Awards 2020, Open for Nominations!

​We are pleased to announce nominations are open for our Celebration of Learning Awards. These Awards recognise best practice, originality and not least, achievement within learning. Our Awards focus on learners, and the people and organisations that have enabled innovative and often life-changing learning to take place in many diverse venues throughout our region and beyond.

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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

Meeting the requirements of the new Ofsted Framework New Key Judgement Categories which include, amongst others: Behaviour and Attitudes, Personal Development. We aim to assist our centres in the Supporting of learner behaviour, attitude and their personal development through providing innovative and flexible accredited solutions.

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One Awards Trade Mission to South Africa

One Awards Trade Mission to South Africa

One Awards Managing Director, Fabienne Bailey recently visited South Africa as part of a North East trade mission with Business Durham and The Department of International Trade and Development. The aim of the mission was to build on the North East’s strong relationship with South Africa and to explore the country’s export opportunities.

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One Awards support East Durham Trust FEED Project

One Awards support East Durham Trust FEED Project

One Awards recently supported East Durham Trust FEED Project by providing a donation for their food bank.

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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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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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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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