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Jonathan Straight – Chief Executive of Straight Plc

Posted by HEART | Posted: 24th June 2014 8:47am

In the third of the series of Yorkshire Talking Heads, Shine On events we were delighted to see over 200 students and parents attend his talk at Outwood Grange Academy in Wakefield as part of their education and careers day. Jonathan is Chief Executive of Straight Plc, a company that he formed 21 years ago, […]

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HEART Raising Aspiration Award – Winner Announced

Posted by HEART | Posted: 9th June 2014 10:47am

For the second year running we were delighted to sponsor the HEART Raising Aspirations Award at this year’s Yorkshire & Humber Adult Learners’ Week Awards. We received an increase of around 600% in the number of nominations for the award and the quality of nominations was truly remarkable.  Reading the stories of each learner, how […]

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Nine and a half billion reasons to invest in higher education in West Yorkshire

Posted by HEART | Posted: 12th May 2014 12:13pm

Quite a big figure isn’t it! Putting it into words, it is nine billion, five hundred and twenty three million, eight hundred and seventy eight thousand pounds. We thought it would be interesting to use the figures quoted in a recent report for the Department for Business, Innovation and Growth (BIS) to calculate what the […]

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Career progression through learning

Posted by HEART | Posted: 2nd May 2014 11:59am

    University level study is an excellent way for adults to consolidate their work experience and enhance their future career prospects. In many cases, their work experience can make up for the lack of A levels required to start most higher education course.   Bradford College student, Andy Wilds, is a good example of […]

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Adult Festival of Learning

Posted by HEART | Posted: 2nd May 2014 11:37am

We are delighted to be supporting the new Festival of Learning aimed at promoting the benefits of learning for adults, whether this be learning for self-interest or for career development.  The festival runs from 1st May to 20th June and includes VQ Day, a celebration of Vocational Qualification Achievement on 4th June and it concludes with […]

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