As households across the UK celebrated Easter, and education staff settled into their holidays, FE Twitter was full of the joys of spring: we saw lambs live on camera, excitement over Kit Kat eggs, and many happily taking part in some holiday CPD.
WorldSkills UK spied a former competitor on Great British Menu, and the Association of Colleges celebrated being nominated at the National Association Awards.
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Thought the French might be onto some dietary cheat for improving student results, but it’s another sort of T Level! pic.twitter.com/G00D4VMxtF— Ian Pryce CBE (@ipryce) April 7, 2021
We're thrilled at AoC to have been nominated as a @NAAwardsUK finalist in both the 'Association of the Year’ and ‘Campaign of the Year’ categories. Winners will be announced in July. 🏆 #LoveOurColleges #NAA pic.twitter.com/W5tEZOxRN6— Association of Colleges (AoC) (@AoC_info) April 6, 2021
To live in times such as these...!! pic.twitter.com/EEKNNf8QY3— Luke Rake (@lukerake) April 3, 2021
Laura jumped at the chance to become a hairdressing apprentice after not feeling fulfilled in her job as a Clerk. Today she is proving that you can learn at any age, whilst still being a fantastic mum.💇♀️https://t.co/pcTLFbRQ0j— Realise (@RealiseLE) April 7, 2021
I do love working during a college holiday! It gives me the opportunity to read, learn and develop my own knowledge and skills. So many current articles on the #CPD debate - usefulness, impact and relevance. Cue the #JPD exploration... #ukedchat #JoyFE #FEchat #edutwitter— Andrea Quantrill (@AndyQ27) April 7, 2021
Take a look at this amazing Culture Club inspired look from Level 3 Media Make-up student Evie Cullen, which has recently been shared by @RealCultureClub and @VTCT_uk 💄— York College and University Centre (@york_college) April 7, 2021
Congratulations Evie, great work!#makeupartist pic.twitter.com/XYA179p4Y1
Brilliant to see @benchef123 a former @worldskillsuk competitor and Gold Medallist @WorldSkills #London 2011 now Head Chef at @LauncestonPlace on @BBCTwo @GBMofficial Go Ben! pic.twitter.com/3pn6t7cPem— Kate Moloughney (@KateMoloughney) April 7, 2021
Students and young people deserve our praise and thanks for the last year. Overall they have been brilliant.— Jo Maher (@Joannemaher) April 7, 2021
@GranthamCollege is set to benefit from £1.5million in funding for a new engineering & construction facility, which will help young people fill local skills gaps in these important sectors.— Greater Lincolnshire LEP (@GreaterLincsLEP) April 7, 2021
Read about it here: https://t.co/rbbbkI37aP#GrowthDeal #SLGF pic.twitter.com/evLI2QiuqN