Posts Tagged ‘improving’

David Willetts welcomes Universities Week with £48 million investment in biomedical research

Comments Off | 06-17-2014

David Willetts today (9 June 2014) used his speech at Bournemouth University to announce £48 million of new investment in biomedical research.
More than 70 cutting edge research projects have been chosen. They include a revolutionary blood test which can identify Alzheimer’s, a potential new gene therapy for Parkinson’s Disease, a new approach for treating cancerous

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£1 billion exports win for UK education in Saudi Arabia

Comments Off | 04-10-2014

UK education providers have won 4 new contracts worth £850 million to establish 12 technical and vocational training colleges in Saudi Arabia, Skills Minister Matthew Hancock announced today (9 April 2014).
In total, 100 colleges are being set up across Saudi Arabia as part of its Colleges of Excellence programme, aimed at improving education and training.
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£410 million for council services that put people first

Comments Off | 04-3-2014

Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles today (2 April 2014) announced £410 million in funding to help councils transform the way they run local services to put the user first.

Following on from the Budget last month, the government has unveiled a major package of incentives that will reward authorities that cut duplication and build services around

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Government unlocks £194 million of college investment

Comments Off | 03-28-2014

Skills and Enterprise Minister Matthew Hancock today (27 March 2014) announced that 22 colleges will invest £194.3 million in the building of new state of the art facilities. This will include the building of specialist construction centres, advanced engineering facilities and cutting edge design departments across the country.

The total investment includes £113.8 million of government

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