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Dyslexia Awareness Week

Dyslexia Awareness Week is running from 7-13 October and this year it will focus on schools, colleges and businesses empowering people with dyslexia. More than one in ten of us are dyslexic. Dyslexic strengths around understanding complex information, seeing the big picture and communicating with others, means dyslexia creates great work at all levels, in all kinds of roles and across all industries.

We support each and every Learner that attends college to achieve a positive progression into their chosen career path.

We hear a lot from parents about the positive changes, dedication and maturity of their sons and daughters:

Below is a snippet from a testimonial given to us from a Learners grandmother

“He is just so committed, he cycles 5 miles each day, up at the crack of dawn. He’s really proud to be a part of it [the Military Preparation College]. He’s not academic, he has dyslexia so that held him back at school but at the Military Preparation College he is thriving. You can see his confidence build, he loves it and he always talks really positively about the Military Preparation College staff, their coaching and support.”

 

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MLT Charity walk

This term saw MPCT Sports Academy walk from Channel View leisure centre, Cardiff to Pontypridd via the Taff Trail which was 15 miles which was completed in one day by the learners. Days prior to the event learners walked 6 miles around Cardiff as a warm up walk ready for the big day. Learners walked...

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Tree Planting at Mill Hill Park

On Thursday 2nd December learners from MPC Edgware took part in a tree planting scheme at Mill Hill Park. The scheme which is run by Barnet Council aims, through the help of volunteers like our Learners, to create a memorial woodland where the local community can reflect upon the many lives lost since the start...

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Diana Legacy Award

Congratulations to Mr. Alex Anderson, who has gone from strength to strength since MPCT, having recently been awarded a Diana Legacy Award in recognition of his voluntary work and services to Autism. This award recognises 20 young people, each making the world a better place across the globe, every two years. Alex, a former learner...

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MPCT Remembrance 2021

It is an honour to present to you our fifth Remembrance Book which we have dedicated to our five former MPCT learners, who sadly lost their lives serving our great country. Through our acts of remembrance, we will keep their memory alive. For as long as MPCT exists, we will remember them. Private Craig Barber...

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MPCT visits RAF Cosford.

On the 23rd of November MPC Birmingham and MPC Walsall were invited to visit RAF Cosford organised by Flight Lieutenant Katie Sheppick. This was the first opportunity to visit an RAF location in a very long time. Learners were shown all the fantastic opportunities available to them when choosing a career in the RAF. The...

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MPCT becomes part of Learning Curve Group

We’re delighted to announce that from today, we become part of Learning Curve Group. National training provider continues impressive growth with acquisition of MPCT National training provider Learning Curve Group (LCG) is delighted to announce the acquisition of Cardiff-based Motivational Preparation College for Training (MPCT), in a move which will complement its existing academy provision....

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