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Council for Learning Resources in Colleges


CoLRiC is an independent organisation working with library and learning resources centre managers in further education, sixth form colleges and the HE in FE sector to enhance and maintain excellence in their services.

Membership of CoLRiC is open to any further education or sixth form college in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland.

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February 2016

PII survey 2016

The 2016 Performance and Impact Indicators Survey has been launched; it is hoped as many members as possible will take part to make the findings really useful! View

posted on 4th Feb 2016  

FE college survey

Following the success of the sixth form college survey earlier this year, CoLRiC is carrying out a similar survey of Library/Learning Resource Centres in FE colleges. Details.

posted on 10th Dec 2015  

Beacon Award winner announced

The 2015 CoLRiC AOC Beacon Award winner is Weston College. Details.

posted on 10th Dec 2015  

New EC members

The CoLRiC Executive Committee is delighted to welcome three new members: Mirna Peach (Leyton Sixth Form College), Corinne Walker (Oldham Sixth Form College) and Andrea Wilson (education consultant and CoLRiC Assessor). Details

posted on 15th Nov 2015  

Quality Impact October 2015

Now available in the members' area. Includes an update from Oldham Sixth Form College on their refurbishment, how to work with the new CIF, 'Reading Ahead' from the Reading Agency, and how one service has taken a lead on e-safety. View

posted on 23rd Oct 2015  

CoLRiC events 2016

Mind the gap!
The fortunes of the FE sector constantly change. Does our profession have the right mix of skills to survive? Don't miss out - save the date: 20th May (Stockport), 17th June (Northampton). Details

posted on 18th Oct 2015  

Long-standing EC member retires

At the CoLRIC Executive Committee's annual planning day on 20th June, Nicola Scott announced she is to retire from the committee. Nicola has been a member for 10 years and colleagues paid tribute to all her hard work in support of CoLRiC. She will be missed and we wish her much happiness in her new ventures. CoLRiC Executive Committee

posted on 29th Jun 2015  

CoLRiC events 2015

Once again we have had some wonderful feedback from delegates who attended our events in London and Birmingham this year. Many thanks to all who participated! If you could not be there, presentations will be shared in the members' area. Details.

posted on 22nd Jun 2015  

Sixth form college survey

The findings of the sixth form college survey have been published. Many thanks to all who participated. View

posted on 14th May 2015  

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