Tag Archive for 'Guernsey College of Further Education'

Adult education courses improve mental health and well-being

November 12th, 2012 by UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills

Learning a language or brushing up on your maths skills in your spare time can boost your life satisfaction in the same way as a £750 a year pay rise, according to research commissioned by the UK’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. People who take an adult learning course, ranging from an art class […]

Skills Guernsey workshop on employability on 15 October 2012

October 1st, 2012 by Skills Guernsey

Skills Guernsey has organised a workshop on ‘Employability’ – equipping our young people with skills and attitudes required in the workplace’ from midday to 1.30 pm on Monday 15 October 2012. The workshop takes place at the Coutanchez site of the Guernsey College of Further Education. Employers are invited to engage in dialogue with Skills […]

Skills Guernsey hospitality industry workshop on 6 November 2012

September 30th, 2012 by Skills Guernsey

Skills Guernsey has organised a workshop on ‘Showcasing careers in the Hospitality Industry: how can employers engage and encourage local young people and job seekers?’ The workshop will be from 8 am to 9.30 am on Wednesday 6 November 2012 at the Coutanchez Site of the Guernsey College of Further Education. Skills Guernsey understands that […]

Guernsey Adult Literacy Project cow parade on Crown Pier

July 1st, 2012 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey Adult Literacy Project (GALP) community art project is in its second year. Its purpose is to raise funds to help Guernsey adults with reading difficulties. Trevor Wakefield, Principal of the Guernsey College of Further Education, and head of GALP, said “GALP exists to help

Castle Cornet free entry for Royal Banquet Picnic Party on 5 June

June 2nd, 2012 by Events

Come to Castle Cornet, St Peter Port for a Royal Banquet Picnic Party to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee on Tuesday 5 June 2012. There is free entry at the castle from 10 am to 5 pm. Meet costumed Kings and Queens around the Castle and enjoy family activities and trails. Or click here to […]

Guernsey children benefit from dinghy sponsorship

May 24th, 2012 by Nashcopy Channel Islands Ltd

Nashcopy, the office equipment distributor, has sponsored an Optimist dinghy designed to introduce children to sailing. The Guernsey Sailing Trust now has 14 vessels for children to learn to sail because of Nashcopy’s donation. Adam Reed, Principal of the Guernsey Sailing Trust, said the Optimist dinghies were small and safe and so a perfect starting […]

Interwork Services helps Guernsey companies recruit and retain skilled disabled employees

April 12th, 2012 by Coast Media

Coast Media has been working closely with Ian Thoume through the Supported Employment Service of Interwork Services to give him an insight into the graphic design industry. Ian Thoume is a budding designer who was set the task of creating posters for the company’s Coast Guide and Map, to be displayed at Guernsey Airport. Ian […]

Sign petition against termination of engineering course at Guernsey College of Further Education

April 11th, 2012 by Channel Island Group of Professional Engineers

CIGPE has learned that the Guernsey College of Further education may no longer offer the Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Engineering. CIGPE, as the representative body for professional engineering in the Channel Islands, has concerns regarding the skills gap this will leave in Guernsey’s engineering sector. At a time when Guernsey is looking to diversify […]