Articles from Gateshead College

Gateshead College named best-performing college in the region

Staff, students and partners at Gateshead College are celebrating after being recognised as the best-performing college in the North East for the fourth year running, as well as the second top in the country.

Durham fishing business reeling in sales thanks to free training

A Durham fishing business is reeling in additional sales after benefiting from a free training scheme that’s designed to boost business performance for North East companies.

Funded training scheme lands at Newcastle airport

New security staff at Newcastle International Airport are flying high after completing  training funded through the Go>Grow scheme.

Business students on the ball with Newcastle Eagles

A North East college has joined forces with a top championship basketball club to help the brightest business brains gain valuable employment skills and work experience.

Automotive student accelerates to World Skills finals

A talented automotive student from North Tyneside has made it to the finals of an international competition designed to showcase the skills of young people on the world stage.

Young chefs serve up lunchtime treat for older residents

Five budding young chefs have been gaining valuable work experience by serving up special lunches this winter for older residents living at a sheltered housing scheme in County Durham.

Apprenticeships can engineer skills for the future

An engineering giant has championed an innovative training scheme as a way of boosting the uptake of apprenticeships and helping the region’s manufacturing industry build sustainable workforces for the future.

College open doors to primary schools to mark International Women’s Day

School children from across Tyneside have been given the opportunity to discover more about careers in a range of subjects including science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), after Gateshead College opened its doors to two of its campuses.

Global hospitality training programme sees students take over Washington hotel

Holiday Inn Washington has teamed up with a North East college as part of a global training initiative to give students an insight in to the hospitality and events sector.

Thousands benefit as free training scheme hits milestone

An initiative to upskill workforces and boost productivity across the North East has hit a major milestone, delivering free training to more than ten thousand people.

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