CITE is shortlisted for Times Education Supplement FE Awards, 20th September 2011
CITE is only one of six organisations across the country that has been shortlisted for the for the 'Outstanding Employer Engagement' award. The award recognises outstanding strategic and innovative approaches adopted by training providers funded through the government's Skills Funding Agency. 'We are really pleased to be one of the final six in this category', said Jo Barter, CITE Chief Executive. 'We are proud of the way that CITE engages with employers providing a recruitment and training solution that benefits individuals and businesses alike'. The final winner will be announced at the TES FE Awards ceremony on 11th November 2011. Read more.
CITE gains approval to deliver BTEC qualifications, 8th July 2011
CITE is now an Approved Centre with the awarding body Edexcel for delivery of BTEC and NVQ qualifications. We are already an Approved Centre with City and Guilds and this allows us to build on the portfolio of accredited training that CITE can now offer. Read more.
CITE’s Future Jobs Fund programme is a resounding success, 1st July 2011
CITE employed a fantastic group of young people through the DWP Future Jobs Fund, all of whom received training in their own professional area of work. Individual participant stories can be found here.
CITE is one of 10 national case studies features on the NIACE website, 1st June 2011
NIACE (National Institute of Adult Continuing Education) have produced 10 case studies demonstrating effective practice in working with unemployed people across the UK. CITE is one of these, featuring our approach to vacancy specific training and the three way partnership between employer, Jobcentre Plus and CITE, which is a forerunner to the emerging 'sector academy’ approach. View CITE's case study. View the NIACE website.
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust: Targeted screening for high calibre interviewees, November 2010
Croydon was looking for ways of saving time, money and resources whilst improving its recruitment over a wide range of posts. Working with the Jobcentre Plus, CITE began a rolling programme of customised vacancy-specific training to prepare unemployed job applicants for a range of different healthcare roles. Read more.
Seeking Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor posts, September 2010
Working with CITE, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust appointed five new Occupational Therapy Technical Instructors, using CITE's unique and highly customised vacancy specific training initiative. Read more.