Welcome to the Sussex Learning Network website!

We are a partnership of universities, colleges, training providers and guidance agencies who together want to transform the opportunities for learners in Sussex.

Sussex Learning Network events

Blended methodologies for delivering skills and knowledge

A workshop focusing on the most effective use of new technologies in delivering educational courses. Event date: 1st October 2014

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Health and Social Care: A Career in Care

A roundtable discussion on how to support health and social care staff while meeting employers’ needs. First session: 7th November 2014

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Hospitality and Tourism Roundtable

A roundtable to launch the SLN into the Hospitality and Tourism sectors and to discuss career progression challenges in these sectors. First session: 19th November 2014

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Research and activities

SLN website launch!

The SLN website is changing this summer..

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The economic impact of Higher Level Skills delivered in FECs

New SLN research into the economic impact of higher level skills

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Higher Apprenticeships

New SLN research: Higher Apprenticeships - are they the bridge to HE?

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Find out what happened at the Green Skills workshop

Following up on our recent rountable workshop in March, and opportunities to get involved.

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Find out what happened at the QAA staff development workshop

Following up on our recent staff development workshop at City College Brighton and Hove

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Find out what happened at the Career in Care roundtable

Following up on the recent rountable discussion, and how to get involved in our future working groups.

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The impact of the Bighton FUSE Report on education

Following up on the recent event in Brighton, and opportunities to get involved.

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Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance - call to action

Following up on the recent IAG event in Hastings.

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What's happening in education?

How do we recruit boys into female dominated professions?

While great efforts have been made to get girls interested in Stem subjects, little is done to encourage men into teaching and nursing.

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Why higher apprenticeships? They're a debt free route to a quality degree

Students increasingly value the chance to earn while they learn, says Aston vice-chancellor

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Meet the South East’s VQ Learner of the Year!

Sussex Downs College Eastbourne is celebrating the success of its Brickwork student, Antoine Coevoet, who has been named the South East’s ‘Learner of the Year’ in the VQ Awards.

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STEM students at record high

STEM students at record high

New figures show a 12% increase in those studying computer science – the highest total in a decade

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Skills matter but we mustn't neglect the education in further education

Diminishing the focus on education in favour of skills to plug economic needs will do long-term damage to the young people we serve, says college principal Ian Pryce

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Visit Work and Learning Opportunities, an online information, advice and guidance resource that compliments our strategic work on student progression and credit