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Adult education funding cut condemned by The Manchester College

The Manchester College’s Chief Executive, John Thornhill, was interviewed by BBC Radio Manchester last week about the 24% reduction in funding for adult further education courses.

Colleges around the country have been notified of ...

 

Send Michael to Myrtle!

Staff and students at The Manchester College are working together to raise money to send student, Michael Weir, to a family retreat for people with Apert Syndrome.

Michael, 18, studies at our Openshaw Campus and was named a Child ...
Michael Weir

 

Mr Bloom visits Geodome at Wythenshawe Campus

Mr Bloom from CBeebies was at the ‘Geodome’ last week to meet the Wythenshawe Community Housing Group’s Real Food Team and pupils from Haveley Hey Primary School.

The children's television presenter played by Ben Faulks is a ...
Mr Bloom visits the Geodome in Wythenshawe

 

Conference inspires teachers to make a difference

Top speakers from the worlds of the arts, media and polar exploration inspired 1,000 staff from The Manchester College yesterday (12 February) with their stories of how teachers helped them on the path to success.

The renowned ...
Lemn Sissay

 

DNA investigations by science students isn’t all CSI

Science students visited the Manchester Museum to learn all about forensic DNA analysis, and realised the process is more complicated than depicted by American crime dramas. Students from the BTEC National Applied Science course at The ...
The Manchester College students discover their DNA at Manchester Museum

 

The Manchester College tutors get inspired after BBC visit in Media City

Staff from The Manchester College toured the BBC building in Media City to see their innovative working practices in action. Adrian Mills, BBC North General Manager, showed them around and explained how the organisation has adapted to new ways of ...
The Manchester College staff in the BBC Breakfast and North West Tonight studio