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Festival of Learning: Highlighting the importance of lifelong learning

Monday, 26 September 2016

Recently a parliamentary reception marked the close of this years festival of learning. Educational experts, award winners and MP’s came together to celebrates the achievements of adult learners throughout the country... Read more

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GCSE results at any age

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Unless you’ve been avoiding the TV, internet, newspapers and the radio today, you will have noticed that it’s GCSE results day. As always, the media have focused on the most well-known group of students receiving their results today — the under-16s. We want to take the opportunity today to celebrate another group of students getting results today: the private candidates... Read more

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Celebrating success this A level results day

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Students up and down the country have received their A level results today. News programmes will be filled with talk of teenagers' results and colleges and sixth forms will be celebrating their students' achievements. NEC is no exception, but the difference with NEC learners is they can be any age and often missed out on education the first time round... Read more

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Talking about educational opportunity

Friday, 12 February 2016

Yesterday, Prince Charles said he was pleased the valuable work of NEC has been recognised after all this time. We spoke briefly about the English historian Peter Laslett, not only a close associate of NEC’s founder Michael Young but also Prince Charles’ tutor when he was an undergraduate at Trinity College Cambridge... Read more

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