Justice Sector

The Manchester College Group is a large scale social enterprise which has learning, skills, development and transitional services at the heart of its mission. We deliver a comprehensive package of services for learners in custody and the community enabling progression into education, training and employment.

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Inspirational garden wins award at RHS Tatton Flower Show

Staff and prisoners at HMP and YOI Styal and The Manchester College were presented with the Silver award in the ‘Show garden’ category at this year’s RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park.

The garden, entitled ‘Picking Up the Pieces’, ...
'Picking Up the Pieces' garden at RHS Tatton Park

 

The Manchester College responds to Michael Gove’s call for prisoners who study hard to get early release

The Manchester College welcomes the Justice Secretary’s proposal to tackle persistent re-offending by liberating prisoners through learning.

The Manchester College is the largest supplier of prisoner education in the country. ...
Peter Cox, MD of The Manchester College's Justice Division

 

MBE for prison tutor from The Manchester College

Andy Dennis, a tutor from The Manchester College who works at HMP Maidstone, has been awarded an MBE for his services to prison education and skills.

Andy started his career as a builder but changed direction in 1991 when he ...
Andy Dennis MBE

 

Opportunities Within Offender Learning

Have you ever considered working with offenders? Do you want to work in an environment where you can really make a difference?

The Manchester College Group is a large-scale social enterprise which has learning, skills, ...

 

The Manchester College staff finish the 10K…and Michael’s going to Myrtle!

Staff at The Manchester College ran the Morrisons Great Manchester Run last week to help a student with a rare syndrome go to a family retreat in the USA. Staff and students have been raising money throughout the year to help Michael ...

Some of The Manchester College 10K team

 

The Manchester College and Manchester Metropolitan University join forces in ground-breaking partnership

One of the largest and most significant higher and further education partnerships in the country has been formed by The Manchester College and Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) which will make a major impact on the regional and ...

L-R: John Thornhill and John Brooks

 

College staff are running the 10K for Michael

Staff at The Manchester College are entering the Morrisons Great Manchester Run this Sunday, to help a student with a rare syndrome go to a family retreat in the USA.

Michael Weir, 18, from Ardwick, has the congenital disorder ...
Some of The Manchester College 10K team

 

“GM Futures” sign Memorandum of Understanding

A formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has this week been signed between Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Greater Manchester Colleges Group, Greater Manchester Learning ...

“GM Futures” partners sign Memorandum of Understanding

 

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

 

Award recognises enterprise innovation

The Manchester College has been recognised for its passion and commitment in the field of enterprise education by winning the Enterprise Learning Provider category at the 2014 Celebrating Enterprise Awards, held at the House of ...

SFEDI Awards Chief Executive Nic Preston, Barbara McDonough and David Morgan