Students help Greenbank support people locally and internationally

by Dawn Tedcastle - Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Christmas is a time of giving and students and staff at Greenbank College have organised a number of fundraising events […]

Let’s talk about Disability

by Hayley Trowbridge - Friday, December 6th, 2013

This week’s it has been the United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Persons with Disabilities (Tuesday 3rd December to be […]

College Ambassadors spread the word

by Dawn Tedcastle - Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Who better than current students to tell people thinking of starting a course at Greenbank College what it is like? […]

What is cyber-bullying?

by Hayley Trowbridge - Monday, November 25th, 2013

Cyber bullying is bullying that takes place online or on your mobile phone. Whilst sites such as Facebook and YouTube […]

How to deal with bullying

by Hayley Trowbridge - Monday, November 25th, 2013

If you are being bullied at school or at college you need to tell someone. This could be a friend, […]

What is bullying?

by Hayley Trowbridge - Monday, November 25th, 2013

Bullying affects lots of people and can have a negative impact on people’s lives. Although there is not a legal […]

We are the A Team of Pass It On Community Reporters!

by Dawn Tedcastle - Friday, November 15th, 2013

Hi! We’ve arrived and we’re going to tell you about the all the exciting activities taking place – Here and […]

Reporters speak out!

by Dawn Tedcastle - Friday, November 15th, 2013

The Toxteth Community Reporters’ project is run by Toxteth TV, which is a not-for-profit company.

Lights, camera, report!

by Dawn Tedcastle - Friday, November 15th, 2013

Welcome to our report on a quick guide to community reporting. This guide will help you understand what community reporting is about and how it can help you and others.

Responding to growing demand in the Health & Social Care Sector

by Dawn Tedcastle - Friday, October 4th, 2013

There is an increasing demand for care workers to help people undertake their daily activities. In response to the demand, we have developed a new Health & Social Care department to help train people who wish to enter this growing sector.

Adult Community Learning Project

by Dawn Tedcastle - Friday, October 4th, 2013

Thanks to funding from Liverpool City Council’s Adult Learning Service and Skills Funding Agency we have been able to offer additional courses including IT, Gardening, Photography and Money Matters for disabled people, over the summer months.

Alt Bridge Project – Supporting people aged 16+ with Employability

by Dawn Tedcastle - Friday, October 4th, 2013

Greenbank College delivers education opportunities within the local community and over the summer was successful in securing a contract with Knowsley Borough Council to offer employability training to post 16 students at Alt Bridge Secondary Support Centre.

Jaguar Land Rover Volunteers transform an area of our gardens

by Jamie Harris - Friday, September 13th, 2013

We’re delighted to have had the help of a number of volunteers who work for Jaguar Land Rover to help to transform an area of our gardens for composting and potting up

It’s never too late to learn

by Dawn Tedcastle - Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Upgrading your skills, retraining for a new career or improving your employment prospects is important however old you are.

Celebrating student achievement in 2012-13

by Dawn Tedcastle - Friday, July 19th, 2013

Greenbank College, which provides training and employment opportunities for disabled people and the local community, held its annual Student Awards on Thursday 18 July 2013, celebrating achievement during the academic year.

Greenbank College Hairdressing students create a spectacular show

by Dawn Tedcastle - Monday, July 15th, 2013

NVQ Level 1 and 2 Hairdressing students from Salon HQ, Greenbank College, supported by tutors Carol Hasaballa and Katherine Pulman and working in partnership with The Black-E and LIPA, presented a spectacular Hair Show on Wednesday 10 July.

What does charades have to do with teaching customer service?

by Dawn Tedcastle - Friday, June 28th, 2013

Being part of the Marketing Team, I don’t often get to see what goes on in any of the tutorials so when asked if I was interested in visiting another department I jumped at the chance. I contact the customer service department quite regularly; if any leaflets need printing and delivered they are the first port of call. All it takes is a phone call and they are on to it straight away. But what goes on in the background and what methods are used to teach customer service?

Don’t let money get in the way of learning

by Dawn Tedcastle - Thursday, May 30th, 2013

In April this year a new funding system was introduced for people aged 24 and over. The 24+ Learning Loan is for people who want to achieve a Level 3 or Level 4 qualification or an advanced or higher apprenticeship. Eligibility for the loan depends on the type of course, course fees and the maximum loan available for your course.

Gain an iTQ qualification with distance learning at Greenbank College

by Dawn Tedcastle - Monday, May 20th, 2013

It can be difficult to take time out from work or family commitments to update your current skills or gain new ones. That’s why we’ve introduced a distance learning option for our iTQ qualifications. This means you can study flexibly, at your own pace*, at a time and place to suit you.

Supporting students and employers with work placements

by Dawn Tedcastle - Thursday, May 9th, 2013

No matter how good a course is it will never be able to teach how things work in the real world. Going on a work placement provides practical experience that compliments the skills a student learns in the classroom and offers an opportunity for them to try out their chosen career.