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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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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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Test drive an electric vehicle at Edinburgh College

By at March 15, 2016 | 2:09 am | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh College’s Engineering team is inviting anyone with a passion for green technology and sustainable transport to East Lothian’s Gifford Village Hall to learn more about its electric vehicle project. The informal event will take place at from 9am to 12pm on Saturday 19 March, kicking off with a presentation and question-and-answer session with the

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Panama’s vice minister of education visits Edinburgh College

By at January 28, 2016 | 10:37 pm | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh College hosted Panama’s vice minister of education to show him the success of a project to train Panamanian teachers to deliver English-language learning in their own country. The vice minister, Carlos Staff, and a government delegation visited the college’s Sighthill campus to discuss the progress of the five-year Panama Bilingue scheme, which is

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Prince’s Trust project spreads festive good will

By at December 22, 2015 | 6:45 pm | 0 Comment

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Front row: Paige Blair, Shamain Brown, Lisa Blair, Jasmine Watt (Social Work student), Jayne Young, Kerry Smith (Prince’s Trust Team Leader), Natalie Brownlie.
Back row: Fraser Mclean, Tristan Ewing, Billy Cameron

(Photo above: L-R. Front row: Paige Blair, Shamain Brown, Lisa Blair, Jasmine Watt (Social Work student), Jayne Young, Kerry Smith (Prince’s Trust Team Leader), Natalie Brownlie. Back row: Fraser Mclean, Tristan Ewing, Billy Cameron) Young people from Edinburgh College’s Prince’s Trust programme are spreading festive good will, donating hampers filled with

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Students design new branding for Gorebridge building

By at October 23, 2015 | 3:11 pm | 1 Comments

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Edinburgh College students design new branding for Gorebridge charity building One of Scotland’s newest and most striking buildings has taken the latest step from drawing board to a reality with the help of two young trainee graphic designers from Edinburgh College. The Gorebridge Community Development Trust, a volunteer-led charity that supports local economic

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Last chance to grab a place at Edinburgh College

By at September 9, 2015 | 3:06 pm | 0 Comment

Edinburgh College has last-minute places still available on a range of full-time courses across its curriculum until the application deadline this Friday (11 September).  Spaces are also available on a part-time, evening and leisure courses aimed at boosting and expanding professional skills or learning a new hobby. The college’s courses offer routes to employment

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College hosts Solar Independence Day celebration

By at July 1, 2015 | 10:17 am | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh College will open the doors of its Granton Campus on 3rd July to showcase its green credentials as part of Solar Independence Day celebrations. Visitors can see the campus’ rooftop solar panel installation and find out how solar photovoltaics could work for them. While the open day is aimed at owners and managers of commercial premises, members of the

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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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School provides musical intro to Edinburgh’s summer

By at June 6, 2015 | 7:14 am | 0 Comment

Young instrumentalists from St Mary's Music School, Edinburgh

St Mary’s Music School provides a musical introduction to Edinburgh’s Summer A musical introduction to Edinburgh’s summer is on the horizon with three eclectic concerts in June, showcasing the talents of the rising young stars at St Mary’s Music School, Scotland’s specialist music school. Starting off the programme is Cool Sounds for Summer – Jazz at the

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