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WVLLN 14-19 External Knowledge Exchange Network (EKEN)

The WVLLN 14-19 EKEN is a regional initiative funded by the WVLLN and led by the University of the West of England...

Added on 03/11/2010

Transferability Case Studies

One of the specific activities that LLNs were charged with was the development of network-wide progression agreements...

Added on 15/10/2010

Assisting 14-19 Diploma learners through the UCAS application process

This summer we saw the first cohort of Advanced Diploma learners receiving their results and successfully progressing...

Added on 14/10/2010

WVLLN Stategic Review

Foreword As we approach the end of the first year of our sustainability phase I believe it is a good time to review...

Added on 06/07/2010

Supporting Applications to HE Event, 15 June 2010

Presentations from the recent WVLLN / Aimhigher event "Supporting Applications to HE" event may be downloaded...

Added on 18/06/2010

QCF Presentation to the FE Forum

Overview and Operational Implementation. Presentation by Kevin Fisher of the Skills Funding Agency

Added on 18/06/2010

Open University South West engages with Unions to promote progression to HE

Trades Unions and the Open University share a common mission to support lifelong learning and achieve social justice...

Added on 02/06/2010

Invitation to Tender WVLLN 14-19 Apprenticeship Project

Applications are sought on a consultancy basis for the management and leadership of a 14-19 Apprenticeship Project for...

Added on 12/04/2010

EKEN Progression Event 23rd March 2010

The next External Knowledge Exchange Network (EKEN) event takes places on Tuesday 23rd March 2010 from 1330-1630 at The...

Added on 18/02/2010

Update on WVLLN 14-19 External Knowledge Exchange Network Launch

The launch of the WVLLN 14-19 EKEN (External Knowledge Exchange Network) at UWE on 20th October 2009 was a great...

Added on 10/11/2009

14-19 External Knowledge Exchange Network (EKEN) Launch Event UWE 20.10.09

The WVLLN is launching a new regional initiative on 14-19 Diploma development and progression to Higher Education. Led...

Added on 15/10/2009

WVLLN begins its Sustainability Period Sept 2009 until July 2011

The Western Vocational Lifelong Learning Network (WVLLN) has successfully negotiated a sustainability phase from...

Added on 14/10/2009

WVLLN Launch South West Diploma Consortia Directory

The Western Vocational Lifelong Learning Network (WVLLN) are pleased to announce the publication of their Diploma...

Added on 19/06/2009

Grading and Access

The new Access to HE Diploma was launched in June 2007 and all courses will be graded by 2009-10.  In the Staff...

Added on 26/05/2009

Results of a Survey on 2nd Year FD Counselling students.

WVLLN Progression Coordinator at the University of Bristol, Dr Frank Williamson, recently carried out a survey of...

Added on 15/05/2009

Construction and Built Environment Conference brings the SW Together

C&BE Conference brings the South West together The Construction & the Built Environment (C&BE) Diploma...

Added on 08/04/2009

WVLLN Launch Lifepilot a website aimed at the vocational student

2009 sees the launch of the WVLLN's new website Lifepilot  Lifepilot is designed with the...

Added on 13/02/2009

Progression Route from National Diplomas in Health and Social Care into Social Policy Degree Courses

Progression Route from National Diplomas in Health and Social Care into Social Policy Degree Courses. One of the...

Added on 30/01/2009

Diplomas and Higher Education: Curriculum and Progression Event

To be held on Thursday 6th November 200810.00-4pm at the Thistle Hotel, Bristol. The Western Vocational Lifelong...

Added on 22/09/2008

Supporting Students to progress to Higher Education Event

To be held on Tuesday 21st October 2008 10.00-3.15pm at the Gloucestershire County Cricket Club...

Added on 22/09/2008

Draft Foundation Degree Framework for Adult Social Care

Click here to see the consultation site for the Draft Foundation Degree Framework for Adult Social Care in...

Added on 12/06/2008

New Preparation of HE Course at Wiltshire College Starting This Week!

In autumn 07 the WVLLN were delighted to receive a bid for funding from Wiltshire College to develop and deliver a six...

Added on 13/05/2008

Programme for APEL event - May 2008

Accreditation of Prior Learning (AP[E]L) Workshop Taunton Conference Centre, Somerset College Wellington Road...

Added on 02/04/2008

South West Workshop on the Accreditation of Prior Learning

South West Workshop on the Accreditation of Prior LearningPrimarily aimed at HE and FE admissions staff, the Workshop...

Added on 22/02/2008

Formal Signing of the WVLLN Progression Agreements

The WVLLN is pleased to announce that the formal signing of or agreements at the WVLLN Management Board by...

Added on 21/02/2008

A New Vocational Courses Resource

This is aimed specifically at those learners who might consider doing VCEs has been developed and released by the...

Added on 19/11/2007

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