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East Riding College joins TEC Partnership

tec partnership

We are delighted to announce that East Riding College has merged with the TEC Partnership, formerly Grimsby Institute Group.

As part of the merger, which took place on 31 July, the college will retain its influence, identity and ability to deliver its mission with the support of the wider partnership.

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Grimsby Institute awarded EdTech Demonstrator College status

We are delighted to announce that the Grimsby Institute has been awarded the status of EdTech Demonstrator College by the Department for Education.

Inclusion within this prestigious programme further recognises the Institute, which forms part of the TEC Partnership, as one of the country’s leading colleges in its use of technology to support teaching and learning.

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Institute welcomes Minister for virtual tour of “innovative” online learning

We were delighted to welcome Gillian Keegan MP, Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills, for a virtual tour of our online learning provision this week.

The Minister joined Chief Executive Gill Alton OBE, Principal Debra Gray and Deborah Millar, Group Executive Director of Digital Learning Technologies, for the tour, which took in remote classes such as Level 5 Engineering, Level 2 Childcare, FdSc Animal Management and GCSE Maths.

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Mariners boss

Mariners boss “blown away” by Institute facilities

Grimsby Town manager Ian Holloway was “blown away” by the standard of the Grimsby Institute as he visited to discuss how the two organisations can develop their positive partnership.

The Mariners boss was joined by majority shareholder John Fenty for a tour led by our Chief Executive Gill Alton and Vice Principal Julie Moore, before the four met to discuss future plans.

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Alex Career 6

Uni Connect Inspires University Participation

Grimsby Institute is delighted to partner with the Uni Connect programme to support non-traditional progression to higher education.

A series of activities has been delivered to support learners like Alex, who has benefited from a range of events and engagement activities to support him to progress to higher education. Alex is in his second year of Level 3 study on a Criminology pathway, which includes A Level Psychology, A Level Sociology and a Level 3 Diploma in Criminology.

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C4ME shortlisted

C4ME shortlisted for prestigious national award

Congratulations to our fantastic Centre for Maths Excellence (C4ME) team, who have been shortlisted for Provider of the Year at the Skills Awards 2020.

We are up against the likes of Leeds City College, Heart of England Training, Paragon Skills and Nelson and Colne College, with the winner set to be announced on March 10th.

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prestigious national awards

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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