Project Search, a new initiative in Calderdale is helping young people with learning disabilities to prepare for life in the workplace. The scheme offers a year-long supported internship combining classroom-based learning delivered by the College and work experience with the Council and the NHS. The aim is to boost opportunities to learn new skills to help secure full-time, paid employment.Calderdale College supporting young people to kickstart their careers through Project Search – full story
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Calderdale College has been successful in their bid for two funding awards with the aim of increasing physical activity in the College. This funding has been awarded by Sport England and the Calderdale Community Foundation.CALDERDALE COLLEGE RECEIVES SIX FIGURE FUNDING TO KEEP STUDENTS ACTIVE – full story
Calderdale College will be participating in the Premier Farnell Technology Challenge, a Yorkshire-wide initiative supporting digital and computer programming skills for future graduates.Students competing in Premier Farnell Technology Challenge – full story
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum in Halifax has most recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. As part of their celebrations they have brought digiPlaySpace to the UK for the first time; a collection of interactive digital art showcasing the work of artists from around the world, created by Toronto International Film Festival.Our students were delighted to be involved in Eureka's 25th anniversary! – full story
West Yorkshire Combined Authority has announced a landmark partnership with West Yorkshire colleges setting out a joint plan to align college training provision with the needs of the Leeds City Region economy, including the £56 million per annum Adult Education Budget.LANDMARK PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCED WITH WEST YORKSHIRE COLLEGES – full story