Milton Keynes College celebrates a year of OLASS
On Friday 4th November, the Milton Keynes College Offender Learning team hosted its annual National Celebration and Awards event. Dr Julie Mills, Principal and Chief Executive of Milton Keynes College, opened proceedings by praising the hard work of everybody involved imparting how proud she is of the Offender Learning team and all our learners.
“Employers can play a vital role in keeping young people out of prison”, says Business in the Community
UK charity Business in the Community (BITC) is using the third anniversary of its Ban the Box campaign to call on employers to rethink the way they treat young job applicants with criminal convictions.
MK College OLASS is Delighted to be Finalists in the CIWM Sustainability and Resource Awards 2016
The Milton Keynes College Offender Learning Team is delighted to be announced as finalists for the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) Sustainability and Resource Awards, in the Roger Hewitt Learning and Development Award category.
Saul Pope – Transition from FE to OLASS and looking forward to the future
I joined the MK College OLASS team in May, desperate for a new challenge. I'd been working in General FE for almost a decade before that, first as an ESOL/English lecturer and then as a manager. I was rather fortunate that between my first and second interviews for the OLASS job I caught a cold: I spent three days in bed reading up on prison education and prison reform, becoming more enthusiastic with every hour.
Sally Alexander, Executive Director: Offender learning – Milton Keynes College, shortlisted for MK Women Leaders 2016
Sally Alexander, Executive Director of Offender Learning at Milton Keynes College, has deservedly scooped a finalist place for the prestigious Milton Keynes Women Leaders Awards 2016.
Delighted Learner at HMP Nottingham has Artwork Shortlisted for Koestler Awards
HMP Nottingham recently received notice that David Dunstan’s artwork had been chosen to be exhibited at The Supreme Court. From over 6,500 Koestler Awards entries, David’s work is among 25 artworks that have been shortlisted for the exhibition.