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Recruiting Volunteer ESOL home tutors

By at August 2, 2017 | 9:59 pm | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh College recruiting volunteer ESOL home tutors Edinburgh College is inviting volunteers to teach English one to one in students’ own homes as part of a scheme to support people who cannot get to a classroom. Edinburgh College’s Home Learning Scheme opens up public life for refugees, immigrants and asylum seekers by giving them a better grasp of the

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Experiments in Space

By at November 26, 2016 | 1:24 am | 0 Comment

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Earlier this month Edinburgh Science Festival brought British ESA astronaut Tim Peake and NASA astronaut Tim Kopra together for Experiments in Space, a sold-out event held in the Usher Hall and hosted by space journalist and broadcaster Sarah Cruddas. During the event, the two crew-mates shared stories from their time living and working on the International Space

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New part-time courses at Edinburgh College

By at April 5, 2016 | 11:05 am | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh College has launched its new range of part-time courses, with programmes to boost careers, earn professional qualifications and learn new skills. Dozens of courses starting next year (from August 2016) are now open to apply for on the Edinburgh College website, designed to fit into busy lifestyles and catering for all abilities. Part-time, evening and

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Edinburgh College hosts Course Open Days this week

By at June 16, 2015 | 11:44 pm | 0 Comment

Anyone wanting to boost their qualifications, improve their job prospects, get on the career ladder or learn new skills should come along to Edinburgh College’s Course Open Days this week. The Open Days on 17 June at Granton Campus and 18 June at Milton Road Campus – from 2-6pm on each day – are an opportunity to take the first steps into further education or

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£200k ‘Future Fit’ Funding Boost for Scottish Libraries

By at August 11, 2014 | 1:21 pm | 0 Comment

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Help to future-proof public libraries Funding to develop innovative ideas in library services Includes development tools from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation library programme Public Libraries across the UK and Ireland are being given the opportunity to help future-proof their services thanks to a £200,000 funding boost from the Carnegie UK Trust. The

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Deep Sea World To Launch Education Classes

By at May 5, 2014 | 6:03 pm | 0 Comment

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DEEP SEA WORLD TO LAUNCH EDUCATION CLASSES AT TEACHER PREVIEW EVENT Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, is launching its new educational classes at a special teacher preview event on Thursday, May 8th. The North Queensferry aquarium, which welcomes thousands of schoolchildren and other educational groups each year, has put together five new education

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