Tag Archive for 'Guernsey education'

Every Child Our Future to benefit from Swoffers 40 hour pledge

November 13th, 2012 by Swoffers Estate Agents

Swoffers have chosen ‘Every Child Our Future’ as the charity to benefit from their 40 hour pledge, as part of their 40 year anniversary celebrations. In June 2012, Swoffers, Guernsey’s largest estate agents, launched their search for a local charity with a project or projects that the team at Swoffers could contribute to and after […]

GTA University Centre to offer on island two year undergraduate BA (Hons) Business Studies degree

March 8th, 2012 by GTA University Centre

Guernsey students will soon have the option to study for a full-time business studies degree on island with the GTA University Centre and Bournemouth University. The two year undergraduate BA (Hons) Business Studies degree is the first full-time degree course available in Guernsey and will be offered to local students from September 2012. “This is […]

Home education in Guernsey

June 15th, 2011 by Yvonne Burford

Many people might not realise that School is not compulsory. Whilst there is a legal requirement to provide a child with a ‘suitable and efficient’ education, there is no law that says that has to take place at school, or even that it has to include things like timetables, curricula or tests. In the UK […]

Ellen MacArthur and Nuffield Foundation launch Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Resource

January 10th, 2011 by Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Ellen MacArthur launched a skills-based, cross-curricular learning resource challenging pupils aged 11-13 to rethink a sustainable future based on lessons from nature. ‘Futures’, a Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) topic for Key Stage 3, has been developed by the Nuffield Foundation in partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The Foundation is working with education […]