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Grimsby Institute is shortlisted for two prestigious national awards

We are delighted to announce we have been shortlisted in the Best Teaching and Learning Initiative and WorldSkills Unsung Hero categories at the 2020 Tes FE Awards.

The teaching and learning nomination is for our Media team’s Estuary Student TV (ESTV) curriculum model, which operates a student-led television production team run by a professional channel manager. Student crews are supervised on short notice location work which is typical of industry, learning in the workplace while on the job.

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Superstar success coach

Superstar success coach braves the shave!

A huge well done to our superstar success coach Michelle Burton – who has braved the shave in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support!

Michelle attracted a huge crowd for the big event, which took place in main reception this afternoon. She is aiming to raise £2,000 for the worthy cause and, with her current total standing at just over £1,000, is appealing for help to hit her target.

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Institute scoops two awards

Institute scoops two awards at prestigious ceremony

We are delighted to announce we have scooped two prestigious accolades at the 2019 Learning Technologies Awards.

The Grimsby Institute was commended on an “inspiring” use of simulations for learning and “energetic and imaginative” digital team at last night’s ceremony, before receiving a gold award for best use of simulations or virtual environments for learning and bronze for learning technologies team of the year.

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University Centre Grimsby graduates

Congratulations to our Class of 2019

Dozens of University Centre Grimsby graduates joined us at Grimsby Town Hall this week to celebrate during four special ceremonies.

We were delighted to welcome principal guests Ellie Monkhouse, Chief Nurse at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and consultant and CEO Richard Askam.

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Colleges are an essential part of England’s education system

Student blog: #LoveOurColleges

Colleges are an essential part of England’s education system. We matter – to our learners, our staff and our local community. But for too long the vital work we do has been overlooked and underfunded. Over the last decade, colleges have had to deal with an average 30% funding cut, while costs have increased dramatically.

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