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Trackers launches new apprenticeship for hospitality managers of the future

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Young people who see themselves as Jersey’s future hotel and restaurant managers will be able to start training this September through a new Trackers apprentice programme being launched in partnership with the Jersey Hospitality Association (JHA) and Highlands College. The four-year programme leads to a recognised qualification in hospitality management. After the first year in […]

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New head teacher for St Mary’s School

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Maria Stegenwalner, the deputy head of Grouville School, will be the next head teacher at St Mary’s primary. She takes over from Linda McKenzie who is retiring this summer after 40 years working for the education department and 15 leading the school. Ms Stegenwalner said: “I passionately believe that every child deserves to enjoy the […]

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New Highlands Principal appointed

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The current vice-principal of City College Brighton and Hove will be the next Principal of Highlands College. Steve Lewis will take up the post on 1st September this year. Mr Lewis (58) is a graduate of Middlesex University and a post graduate of Exeter University, who has extensive experience as a lecturer in performing arts, […]

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Islanders believe the decline of the printed word won’t lead to a decline in literacy standards

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

At a recent debate involving students from Jersey College for Girls, De La Salle, Beaulieu and Hautlieu schools, the audience concluded that the decline in the printed word will not affect literacy standards. The debate, which was sponsored by Hawksford and was moderated by Mark McQuillan of ITV, took place on Wednesday 12 March 2014. […]

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Barclays helps raise awareness of dyslexia in schools and the workplace

Barclays helps raise awareness of dyslexia in schools and the workplace

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

DYSLEXIA dictionaries and specially adapted reading books donated by Barclays Wealth and Investment Management have helped Trinity School on its way to becoming a centre of excellence for teaching children with dyslexia. £1000 from the bank allowed the school to purchase vital teaching equipment including workbooks specifically designed for children with dyslexia which help build their […]

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This year’s higher education fair ‘biggest to date’

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than 70 universities from the UK and overseas will be taking part in the 2014 Jersey Higher Education Fair at Hautlieu School next week – the highest number of exhibitors in the 22 years of the event, The Fair, which is on Thursday 13th March, is organised by Careers Jersey and will be sponsored […]

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Hautlieu students experience a future in finance

Hautlieu students experience a future in finance

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Six Hautlieu School students have been given an opportunity to experience a future in finance by spending two weeks with RBC Wealth Management. This is the ninth year that RBC Wealth Management has sponsored Hautlieu students to achieve the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI) ‘Introduction to Investment’ qualification as part of their A-Levels. […]

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Trackers launch new foundation and hospitality apprenticeships

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two new apprenticeship programmes are being launched at Trackers – The Apprentice Programme’s information drop-in at Jersey Arts Centre on Saturday 1 March from 5 – 7 pm. The new programmes are: A one-year Foundation Programme for 16 – 18 year olds which equips them with customer service skills and qualifications sought by local employers. […]

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National Careers Week: Do something today that your future self will thank you for

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

As part of National Careers Week (3–7 March 2014) Islanders of all ages are being invited to think about what they want to achieve and what career changes they can make. Islanders of all ages are invited to drop in to Careers Jersey’s La Motte Street offices for free one-to-one career advice and guidance sessions between 10am […]

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Only a few weeks left for Jersey students to apply for JSCCA Bursary

Only a few weeks left for Jersey students to apply for JSCCA Bursary

| February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Students in Jersey have just a few weeks remaining to apply for the 2014 Jersey Society of Chartered and Certified Accountants (JSCCA) Bursary Scheme, which will close for applications on 14th March 2014. Launched in 2010, the Bursary is designed to financially assist Jersey students in attending an overseas university to study a business-related subject, […]

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