Golden Heart Award

Posted by on May 18, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Golden Heart Award

We are delighted to announce that Inge Roberts is the latest winner of our Golden Heart award.  This morning Gail Brown our Education Manager and Go for Reading coordinator surprised Inge at New College in Leicester where she has been volunteering for 5 years. New College’s staff and pupils are delighted to have Inge come in every week as a highly dedicated and enthusiastic volunteer with a background in working with children. ”We are incredibly grateful to have such hard working individuals, dedicating their time to the community!” – New College ”Inge’s...

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Golden Heart #45

Posted by on Aug 3, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Golden Heart #45

On 18th June, Education Manager Gail Brown awarded our 45th Golden Heart to Jennifer Allton at the an end of year feedback meeting at New College. As a Go for Reading volunteer, Jennifer has supported students since 2010, first at Fullhurst Community College, then Babington Community College and now at New College. Jennifer’s enthusiasm and commitment to the project has been outstanding. She develops fantastic bonds with each of her students and while providing support with their reading skills, she always ensures they have the time and space they need to chat about any problems they may...

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Interview Technique at New College

Posted by on Sep 25, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Interview Technique at New College

On 24th September, 16 volunteers interviewed 136 students at New College Leicester. The event ran well with the following comments: “Thank you [to the volunteers] for your support and comments you have provided for our learners. Interview Technique is a well organised programme that is such a valuable experience” – Sancha Wallis, Head of Careers “This interview has helped me improve my confidence in speaking to employers” – Student   “My interviewer was nice and helpful” – Student   ...

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