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Nominate learners

NOMINATIONS are now open for the 2012 Adult Learners’ Week Awards.

Last updated 3 November 2011
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Sellafield supports student teams

SELLAFIELD Ltd is supporting six teams of students on the Engineering Education Scheme (EES).

Last updated 1 November 2011
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Local truancy figures double after changes

THE NUMBER of Cumbrian students persistently skipping school has more than doubled after the government changed the way it measures repeated truancy.

Last updated 27 October 2011
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Focus turns on excluded pupils

THE number of Cumbrian students excluded from school and who secure five GCSE passes above grade G is so low it has been left off official government data.

Last updated 20 October 2011
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CN Group Education and Learning Awards 2011: Winners revealed

Golden Apples Awards 2011 photo Jericho Schoool in Whitehaven has been named Cumbria's best primary school in the 2011 CN Group Education and Learning Awards - and it was another triumphant night for Lakes College West Cumbria. (1 comment)

Last updated 7 October 2011
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Cream of the crop are up for county’s Golden Apples

MORE than 200 outstanding and inspirational figures from the world of education and training will gather tonight (Thursday) for the 2011 CN Group Education and Learning Awards.

Last updated 6 October 2011
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Copeland schools aim to go green

THREE Copeland schools are taking part in a new scheme to drive down energy use and cut their carbon footprint.

Last updated 6 October 2011
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Cumbria to pilot youth scheme

CUMBRIA is to pilot a government scheme aimed at tackling the “tragic waste of potential” in young people.

Last updated 6 October 2011
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Sir Paul presents teacher with award

twalison A TEACHER from Whitehaven has been presented with her highest academic achievement by Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney.

Last updated 22 September 2011
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Leading lights support education awards

A HOST of leading education institutions, organisations and businesses in Cumbria are supporting the 2011 CN Group Education and Learning Awards taking place next month.

Last updated 15 September 2011
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Whitehaven pupils enjoy capital trip

A GROUP of Whitehaven School sixth form pupils were treated to a lively educational trip to London.

Last updated 12 September 2011
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Teaching visitors a lesson

SCORES of people turned out to see the fun side of education in Millom.

Last updated 8 September 2011
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Pros and cons of apprenticeships

APPRENTICESHIPS remain a popular choice for young people in Copeland, says Connexions.

Last updated 2 September 2011
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Students given insight into engineering

WEST Cumbria’s future engineers have been given a rare insight into the industry thanks to a local engineering company.

Last updated 2 September 2011
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Students and staff praised for breaking GCSE records

CEGCSEMILL03 COPELAND students have been praised for their hard work following last week’s GCSE results.

Last updated 1 September 2011
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Pick of the crop: who will win ‘Golden Apple’ awards?

THE finalists in the 2011 CN Group Education and Learning Awards have been revealed.

Last updated 1 September 2011
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A-level results 2011

Last updated 25 August 2011
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1,000 pupils excluded over abuse on teachers and staff

CUMBRIA has one of the worst rates in the country for the numbers of pupils being kicked out of school for assaulting adults.

Last updated 11 August 2011
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Three-quarters pass Sats tests

NEW figures show that almost a quarter of 11-year-olds in Cumbria left primary school in July without a good grasp of the three Rs.

Last updated 11 August 2011
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Summer placements courtesy of Romar

THREE local students are being given summer opportunities – courtesy of Romar.

Last updated 11 August 2011
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