Article written by our Head of Programme Delivery - Jim Playfoot and Director of Programmes - Virginia Baker. Published in the proceedings of Edulearn 2019 EVALUATING THE IMPACT OF FIELD READY: A NEW MODEL OF EMPLOYABILITY FOR STATE INSTITUTIONS IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD J. Playfoot1, V. Baker2 [...]
Abingdon and Witney college hosted a workshop this month to explore piloting Field Ready in the UK with a focus on engineering and construction entry level skills requirements in Oxfordshire. The workshop was attended by CEO and Principal Di Batchelor, Deputy Principal Jacqui Canton and Vice Principal Jenny Craig. We [...]
The latest Field Ready newsletter (July 2019) is now available to download by clicking here.
On 1st July 2019, a team from Vale Mining visited the Field Ready programme at the Commercial and Industrial Institute Nampula. They were received by faculty, Field Ready students and Mozambique Country Chairman, Gilberto Botas. Field Ready students gave a presentation beginning with the safety aspects during the session, HSE, [...]
Field Ready welcomes Alex Illah to lead our Nigerian team as Country Chairman. He is a multi-skilled and talented professional with over 40 years of international experience in the Oil and Gas industry, starting from trainee field positions rapidly growing to senior positions in the Upstream sector of the industry, [...]
After a year of in depth HSE training, applied personal skills training and field experience, we are delighted to announce that Ghana Cohort 2 were successfully commissioned as 'Field Ready'! last week at the Takoradi Technical University (TTU). Each student had submitted a portfolio of evidence to their sponsoring [...]
June 2019 marks a watershed moment in the Field Ready story. Sometimes you have to stand back and take a moment to recognise how far you've come. From that first group of 15 brilliant young students who started with us at TTU in Ghana in 2016, we are, barely three [...]
On Tuesday 28th May, over 150 students from across Ghana took part in the Field Ready exams, as part of the application process to join the programme. They were tested on their engineering & logical and reasoning skills. With thanks to the faculty and staff at the Takoradi Technical University [...]