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WIRRAL Met College is to get a new pounds 14m education centre.
Detailed plans for the waterfront development at the Morpeth Dock The Morpeth Dock is a dock at Birkenhead, Wirral Peninsula, England. Built between 1844 and 1847, it also consisted of a smaller branch dock to the east. It is named after Lord Morpeth, the 7th Earl of Carlisle, who was the First Commissioner of Woods and Forests. site in Birkenhead have been submitted to council planners.
The campus will house facilities for technology, engineering, construction, arts and media, and is due to open in around two years.
It has been earmarked by college bosses as one of the first sites in the country to pilot the government's new vocational GCSE GCSE
1. (in Britain) General Certificate of Secondary Education; an examination in specified subjects which replaced the GCE O level and CSE
2. Informal a pass in a GCSE examination
Noun 1. qualifications.
Through partnerships with local schools and universities nationwide, the new college will focus on vocational qualifications for 14 to 16-year-olds.
Wirral Met principal Ray Dowd Dowd is a derivation of an ancient surname which was once common in Ireland but is now quite rare. The name Dowd is an Anglicisation of the original Ui Dubhda, through its more common form O'Dowd. said:
"This is one of the most exciting new developments in further education in Wirral for years.
"It will service the needs of the local employment sector and provide the basis to equip students with the real skills to enter local business and industry."
The 8,500sq metre building has been designed with the nautical nau·ti·cal
Of, relating to, or characteristic of ships, shipping, sailors, or navigation on a body of water.
[From Latin nauticus, from Greek nautikos, from history of the area in mind.
As well as bus, train and ferry access, the site will have a tram service which is expected to link up to the town network developed by Wirral council.