Celebrating ten years of working with the social housing sector
To mark this 10 year milestone of supporting and working with a number of housing associations, Virtual College are delighted to present awards to those who have played a significant role in learning within the social housing sector.
Here are the most important things you need to know about the government’s Apprenticeship Levy
Earlier this year, the government announced that from April 6th 2017, companies with a payroll over a certain threshold will have to contribute to the levy, whilst those under the limit will see changes to the funding for apprenticeship training. This Apprenticeship Levy scheme will have an impact on businesses throughout the UK.
Jessica in testing 10k trial to support British Heart Foundation
Virtual College's own Jessica Crow has completed a gruelling 10K distance run to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation
Why we should focus on leadership development?
Those who are positioned as leaders within a business or organisation have a very important role to play. Are leadership programmes effective or should businesses be focusing more on other development training?
Naomi checks out new Virtual College website
Drawn at random, our lucky competition winner, Naomi Brown, gave her valuable customer feedback for Virtual College’s brand new website.
Statutory definition of child sexual exploitation gets updated
In order to reflect the changes made to the statutory definition of child sexual exploitation, the Department for Education has altered its ‘Working Together’ child safeguarding guidance so that all information is cohesive and in-line with the new definition.
Virtual College triumphs at Ilkley Business Awards
Virtual College was proud to be independently voted ‘Large Business of the Year’ at the Ilkley Business Awards 2017.
Free online course helps parents discuss self-harm with their children
To help parents discuss self-harm and emotional resilience, SelfharmUK and Virtual College have launched a free online course and resource pack designed to help them discuss this important issue.
Learning Technologies 2017
On February 1st and 2nd, Virtual College attended the Learning Technologies conference and exhibition at Olympia in London. The show gives technology companies the perfect chance to showcase the latest in the world of workplace learning.