The UK’s first net-zero training hub launched by City of Portsmouth College in partnership with leading specialists NetZero Training

  Based at Highbury North Harbour Training Centre in Portsmouth, the new government-funded facility is dedicated to training and upgrading skills in sustainable technologies. It’s already attracting much attention from businesses, tradespeople, and suppliers who attended the launch event. City of Portsmouth College Interim Principal & CEO Graham Morley said: “Climate change, government decarbonisation targets […]

Shaping Portsmouth’s Digital Enablement Programme is looking for a volunteer bid writer

The Digital Enablement programme provides access to technology and support to students & vulnerable adults within Portsmouth who are unable to financially afford devices. This will enable students to continue digital learning from home and allow the adults to stay digitally connected with family, friends and assist in their daily routine, like online shopping, prescription ordering and […]

Portsmouth mum tells families to nominate their teaching heroes

A mum who lives in the city has told Portsmouth to nominate their teaching heroes before time runs out. Teachers, learning support assistants and headteachers who have gone above and beyond the call of duty, are being recognised in the Teach Portsmouth people’s choice award. Local residents whose children/young people attend school or college in […]

Call for Portsmouth to nominate their top teaching hero in local awards

Portsmouth’s teaching heroes will take centre stage at an awards ceremony for the profession at Portsmouth Guildhall on Thursday 9 June, hosted by comedian and broadcaster, Shaparak Khorsandi. The Teach Portsmouth Awards recognise colleagues who work in education locally in 10 award categories. Local residents whose children/young people attend school or college in the city […]

Young writers go back to nature for 500 Pompey Words

Portsmouth youngsters are being asked to go back to nature for this year’s 500 Pompey Words competition. The annual writing contest is asking young people to find inspiration from anything in Cumberland House Natural History Museum’s displays and bring it to life through an original story, play or poem. There is plenty to get the […]

National Apprenticeship Week: Jack’s dish fit for the Queens

To mark National Apprenticeship Week (Feb 7-13), the Queens Hotel is proud to showcase their apprentice Jack Breach. Jack,17, joined the kitchen team as a Kitchen Porter and his talent and enthusiasm were soon spotted. To make the most of his potential, he was placed on the apprenticeship programme at Havant and South Downs College […]