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NCG Celebrates International Women’s Day

NCG and all its colleges are committed to ensuring that our students, our staff and all of our stakeholders’ study and work in environments that embed the principles and practices of equality, diversity and inclusion. We do not tolerate discrimination in any form. That’s why we are proud to be celebrating International Women’s Day across our group. 

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NCG Responds to FE Skills for Jobs White Paper

The government’s long-awaited FE White Paper has been published today. NCG’s CEO Liz Bromley has responded, commenting: “NCG welcomes the White Paper’s focus on skills, jobs and opportunity,  which reflects our mission of achieving social mobility through economic prosperity. As we seek to strengthen our Post-COVID, Post-Brexit economy and level up our country, there has

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NCG makes commitment to support students and staff with their mental health and wellbeing

NCG has pledged its commitment to staff and students by signing up to a national mental health and wellbeing charter.  Created by the Association of Colleges in conjunction with mental health experts, the charter asks colleges to commit to a number of key actions. These include providing appropriate mental health training for staff and providing targeted, individual mental

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NCG Apprenticeship Conference Creates Impact in FE

NCG held its third annual apprenticeship conference this week, welcoming over 400 delegates to the virtual event. Colleagues from across NCG joined invited guests from Hartlepool College, Macclesfield College, Nelson College Group, The Skills Network and Pareto at the event, which focused on approaches to End Point Assessment. A number of guest speakers from End Point

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How Covid-19 has affected student mental health and how NCG colleges are stepping up to provide extra support.

By Melanie Kay (Newcastle College), Anne-Marie Bates (Kidderminster College), Yvette Kay (Kidderminster College) and Sharon Cousins (Lewisham College). When NCG colleges closed their doors and moved swiftly to remote teaching and learning in March in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, there was little time to prepare for the impact on our students. Isolation, health

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NCG responds to the November Spending Review

Liz Bromley, NCG CEO and Grant Glendinning, Executive Principal NCG (North), respond to the 2020 Spending Review. Liz Bromley, commented: “NCG welcomes the news of additional, much-needed funding for Further Education in this week’s Spending Review. “This funding will be vital in supporting colleges as we prepare to play a key role in ‘levelling-up’ Britain

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NCG Responds to Commission on the College of the Future – England

Liz Bromley, CEO of NCG: “This week’s English College of the Future report highlights the vital need to put employers at the heart of the education system and ensure that skills training and qualifications truly reflect the changing needs of businesses. “NCG colleges already work in close partnership with employers and local industry to shape

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NCG Responds to Commission on the College of the Future

Liz Bromley, CEO of NCG commented on the report by the Commission on the College of the Future: “This report could not come at a more critical and relevant moment. As the country prepares to greet a range of unprecedented challenges it is more obvious than ever that colleges – with their deep community links

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