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The Manchester College awarded new education contracts for three Young Offender Institutions

The Manchester College has been awarded the education contracts for three Young Offender Institutions; HMYOI Cookham Wood, HMYOI Werrington and HMYOI Wetherby, Justice Minister Andrew Selous has announced. The contracts will go live on 1 March ...

 

The Manchester College awarded Greater London OLASS4 contract

The Manchester College has been successful in the procurement process and will be delivering the Offender Learning and Skills Service (OLASS) in Greater London with effect from 1 February 2015. We will continue to work closely with the National ...

 

Growth of The Manchester College existing Adult OLASS contracts

As a result of recent changes in regional contract boundaries in England to reflect the Transforming Rehabilitation policy, our Justice Sector division will be gaining three new prisons. Kent & Sussex procurement unit will gain High Down, whilst ...

 

The Manchester College to support Transforming Rehabilitation

The Manchester College has been working as a strategic partner with MTC and Amey on their bids for the Transforming Rehabilitation contract across England and Wales. Where successful, the College will be part of their supply chain, delivering ...

 

Skills on show in the heart of the city

The Manchester College Skills Show had the ambitious task of showcasing the breadth of courses and opportunities available at the College, but it was so much more.

Held over two days in the heart of the city at Manchester Central, ...
Brooke Vincent admires her work at The Manchester Skills Show

 

The Manchester College appoints Lisa O’Loughlin as its new Principal

The Manchester College today announced that Lisa O’Loughlin has been appointed as its new Principal. Lisa will take up her new role on 1 November from Jack Carney, who is retiring later this year.

Lisa joined The Manchester ...
Lisa O’Loughlin is the new Principal of The Manchester College

 

The Manchester College attends major justice sector conference

The Manchester College’s Justice Sector is attending the 2014 Criminal Justice Management Conference at the QEII Conference Centre in London.

For 14 years the CJM Conference has been informing the criminal justice sector’s work ...
The Manchester College is attanding the CJM Conference 2014

 

Downing Street celebrates Six Book Challenge success

The success of The Manchester College’s Six Book Challenge has reached Downing Street with College Principal Jack Carney and the College’s Six Book Challenge Co-ordinator Janice Banner invited to Number 11 to celebrate the College’s ...

Jack Carney, left, celebrates the Six Book Challenge success

 

Partnership opportunities working with The Manchester College and offenders

The Manchester College is looking to develop partnerships in conjunction with the delivery of the Round 3 provision of the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) European Social Fund (ESF) 2014-2020.

The contract aims to help ...
The Manchester College

 

Martina Cole champions Six Book Challenge

Top-selling author Martina Cole, whose name is synonymous with crime dramas in print and on television, is the official ambassador of the 2014 Six Book Challenge, which tasks participants to read six books in six weeks.

The ...
Martina Cole is the ambassador for the 2014 Six Book Challenge