Business students at Derby College will gain a unique insight into the career opportunities available in property sales and lettings as part of a partnership with award winning Derby estate agency, Hannells.
Derby College Chief Executive Mandie Stravino has backed an initiative to increase the number of young people studying Mathematics.
The Cricket Derbyshire Sports Academy gives Derby College learners the opportunity to further their employability skills in the sports industry through specialist training and work experience.
The Cricket Derbyshire Hospitality Academy gives learners from Derby College a wide range of work experience and paid work opportunities at the various banqueting and hospitality venues at the 3aaa County Ground – working alongside the club's Derbyshire Experience conference and events operation.
Derby hairdresser Sarah Bloor, who specialises in vintage styles, held a masterclass for Hair and Media Make Up students at Derby College's Roundhouse campus.
Twentysix pupils from six local schools competed in four different construction skills challenges organised by staff and students at Derby College.
Derby College is working with a wide range of local businesses to launch Employer Academies - designed to bridge the gap between education and employment.
Former Derby College Electrical learner Mitchell Shore has been named Apprentice of the Year for 2016 by national training provider JTL. Mitchell, who is 22 and from Chaddesden, fought off competition from more than 6000 apprentices across the UK to take the title at an awards ceremony at London's Drapers' Hall, attended by 150 people.
Derby College is holding two special events as part of National Apprenticeship Week 2016 which are designed to support young people into apprenticeships and the world of work.