Lancashire County Council has now received 16,766 laptops and tablets to help support disadvantaged children and young people while they learn at home.
More than 1 million laptops and tablets have now been delivered, with more on the way.
Meet Georgia, Antony Higginbotham's new apprentice. After successfully completing her A Levels she decided to take on an apprenticeship in Business Administration and has been working in Antony's constituency office whilst attending Burnley College one day a week.
The Government has announced landmark reforms that will transform post-16 education and training. The aim is to boost skills across the country, helping people get into work and reshaping how training is delivered with a greater emphasis on skills needed by employers.
Two school children win Antony Higginbotham’s Christmas Card competition.
Jay Jay, a year 9 pupil at Coal Clough Academy and Maisey, a year 6 pupil at Wellfield Methodist Anglican Primary School have both won the competition
Lifetime Skills Guarantee to give adults the chance to take free college courses at colleges across the country, including Burnley College.
New entitlement to flexible loans to allow courses to be taken in segments, boosting opportunities to retrain and enhance technical skills
This week young people across Burnley, Padiham, and the whole country will be getting their A Level results and I was delighted to be able to visit Burnley College first thing on Thursday morning to speak to pupils as they opened those envelopes full of anticipation.
Burnley to benefit from upgraded school facility to improve the education of children.
Conservative Government is investing £560 million to repair and upgrade school buildings, alongside a transformational 10-year school rebuilding programme.
New local MP Antony Higginbotham has welcomed a £68.6m Government investment in schools across Burnley – the largest funding boost in a decade, levelling up per pupil funding to ensure that all schools have the right investment to deliver an outstanding education in Burnley and Padiham.
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