Former Harlow College tutor retires from being the ‘hidden voice’ of NCTJ exams

By Leah Grace / 23rd January 2020 / 0 Comments

THE VOICE of National Council of Training of Journalism (NCTJ) shorthand exams, Jackie Deering spoke to journalism student Leah Grace about how her secretarial job led to a successful career in shorthand. Jackie became the first shorthand audio exam reader in 2016, at the start of the evolution of audio exams, but now three years…

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BMAT Sixth Form opens its doors to new students

By Leah Grace / 10th January 2020 / 0 Comments

BMAT Sixth Form has launched its new curriculum package to cater for any path students want to take after they finish GCSE’s. Families flocked to Epping St John’s and BMAT STEM during their open events to hear more about how the unique sixth form gives young people the opportunity to study both academic and vocational…

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Alex Beaney

By Leah Grace / 20th September 2019 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College student Alex Beaney, is embarking on a new life as a journalist having graduated in English from Nottingham University. Homebody Alex, aged 21, left his small town life in Saffron Walden to study three hours away in Nottingham. He said “I wanted independence and to gain confidence and I felt moving away would…

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