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VLUK’s New Head of Teaching & Learning

Mar 23, 2021

VLUK are excited about recently employing Andy Dalgleish as the new ‘Head of Teaching & Learning’. Andy has been tasked with ensuring outstanding consistency of the teaching and learning provided across all sites. Andy’s role will see him provide leadership and support to the academic team. By taking a reflective approach to current practice, Andy…

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Lockdown marathon help

Feb 12, 2021

VLUK students at our Oxford based education partner, Velocity Football, took on the challenge of completing a marathon each in order to raise invaluable funds to support local families in lockdown. Thirteen students along with their coaches and the general manager, took on the challenge by running 26.2 miles remotely using Strava. All of the…

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Ben Parker chats to Harrogate Town students

Feb 5, 2021

During these uncertain times it can be hard to keep ourselves motivated but thanks to our amazing education partners, we feel that VLUK students are consistently inspired and motivated. An example of this is our partners, Harrogate Town, who organised for Ben Parker, ex-professional footballer, to sacrifice some of his time to talk to our…

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Michail Antonio proves to be role model for Tooting & Mitcham academy players

Oct 23, 2020

Two of our academy players from Tooting & Mitcham were recently featured on Sky Sports talking about their role models in the football industry. At a time where the Black Lives Matter has been highlighted in the media, this video shows how black footballers are now proving to be role models to a range of…

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Tutor of the Year 2020

Jul 20, 2020

Throughout this academic year, at VLUK, we have had to change the usual way of teaching and supporting our learners. Throughout this time, all of our tutors have been exceptional in the way they have been able to adapt their teaching to ensure our students have been able to continue with their studies and ultimately…

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HE Student of the Year 2020

Jul 17, 2020

All of our students have been amazing during this difficult academic year. VLUK are exceptionally proud of how our tutors and our learners have worked together in a positive way to ensure all learners could fulfil their educational goals. One learner in particular has been identified as our ‘HE Student of the Year’ – Connor…

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FE Student of the Year 2020

Jul 16, 2020

VLUK are exceptionally proud of how all of our students have performed during this difficult year.  With the support of our amazing tutors our learners have all been able to continue to work towards their aspirations. One learner in particular has been identified as our ‘FE Student of the Year’ – Dylan Martin who is…

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Time To Reflect

Jul 6, 2020

It’s been 15 weeks since the UK was plunged into lockdown and everyone’s world was changed in an instant. At VLUK, we had already put plans in place as to how we would work with our education sites and partners to continue to provide the best education to all our 1,500 students. Now over 3…

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VLUK, once again, accredited to the Matrix Standard

Jun 25, 2020

Virtual Learning UK, approved government education provider, has been accredited to the matrix Standard, demonstrating the high quality education they provide to students 16+.   Virtual Learning UK (VLUK) was founded 10 years ago by two former senior teachers who believed in the importance of further and higher education study options for young people. From there…

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Lockdown Living – Stagedoor Learning Account

Jun 24, 2020

Jenny Cameron at VLUK’s partner, Stagedoor Learning, gives her account of what lockdown life meant for her and our students. We went fully online on Monday 23rd March, so there was no gap for our students – they just went directly from face to face on Friday 20th to zoom on Monday 23rd. During lockdown,…

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