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International Volunteers Day 2019 – Participation and Education

During October half term, students from our Education department volunteered on soccer camps. The students supported SWFCCP staff in delivering fun and engaging football activities to a range of age groups. Helen Shepherd, Participation Officer said: “It was great to have our volunteers involved in the soccer camps, doing this off their own back and taking [...]

By |Thursday, 5 December, 2019|Education|

SWFC Community Programme Tutor Vacancies

The Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme are recruiting an Education Tutor and an Education and Functional Skills Tutor. The successful candidates will contribute effectively to the successful learning experiences of students through effective teaching that meets or exceeds education standards and results in high levels of student retention and achievement. For more information on the roles, [...]

By |Tuesday, 23 July, 2019|Education, Latest News|

Honours for Recent SWFC Candidates

Two members of the Community Team at SWFC have recently completed BSc (Hons) Degrees in Football Coaching, Development and Administration. Read more about their journey, below, and find out more on how you can follow a similar path to earning a universally recognised qualification, in partnership with the Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme. [...]

By |Wednesday, 17 July, 2019|Education, Latest News|

Pleasant surprise for new traineeship members

Following the success of our first Traineeship programme, Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme’s second cohort of Trainee’s had a pleasant surprise today as members of the first team undertook a training session on the pitch at Hillsborough stadium. Down below their classroom, an executive box, these three trainees managed to grab a quick photo with some [...]

By |Thursday, 31 January, 2019|Education|

SWFCCP Graduation 2018

Following a year of hard work and dedication, SWFCCP’s Sport and Performing Arts students celebrated their achievements by coming together for one big final celebration. For many, this was the last time they would see their peers and teachers before moving on to pastures new, with many progressing to university or full time employment. Of [...]

By |Friday, 31 August, 2018|Education|

Sports Coaching Pathways at SWFCCP

Amazing work shown by Sheffield Wednesday student studying NCFE Level 2 Sport Diploma, in his first year at SWFC Education Centre in partnership with The Sheffield College. Hamza Mehmood, 17, delivered his first ever coaching session this month as part of his Level 2 qualification. His tutors and other members of staff were extremely impressed with [...]

By |Tuesday, 15 May, 2018|Education|

Btec Dancers Inspired by Dali

On Tuesday the 8th May, the seven Btec Performing Arts and Dance students began their Unit 3 Group Performance Showcase at the Sheffield Wednesday Education Centre. After weeks of rehearsal, the two groups performed their pieces to their tutors and videoed for later examination. Both group's performances were inspired by “The Persistence of Memory” painting by [...]

By |Wednesday, 9 May, 2018|Education|

Introducing Apprenticeships at Sheffield Wednesday

Sheffield Wednesday Education Centre has seen huge success with their Btec and Higher Education Degree courses in both Sport Development and Performing Arts and Dance qualifications. Seeing a number of Btec Students receiving International Scholarships, as well as representing England for the English College squad (ECFA). Now, Wednesday are proud to be on the Register of [...]

By |Wednesday, 28 February, 2018|Education|

Wednesday Community Now Recruiting Head of Strategic Development

Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme are seeking to recruit someone as the Head of Strategic Development. Head of Strategic Development is responsible for the organisations Education Programme, and overall business running, to ensure suitable business development is continually achieved in accordance with targets and budgets set, alongside compliance standards. The closing date for applications will be [...]

By |Monday, 19 February, 2018|Education|

Wednesday Btec Student Goes International

Following Aidan Nagi’s ECFA journey, a 2nd year student at Sheffield Wednesday Education Centre studying a BTEC in Football Development with The Sheffield College. After qualifying back in the 2017 trials, Nagi has now been selected to be part of the squad that will travel to Italy for the Roma Caput Mundi Tournamount. Representing AoC Sport, English [...]

By |Thursday, 15 February, 2018|Education|