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Everyone's talking apprenticeships!

Barking & Dagenham College (@BarkingCollege) students got the chance to learn all about apprenticeships when the College hosted a number of online events with employers, tutors and current apprentices.

Driving forward with his career

 A Barking & Dagenham College (@BarkingCollege) student has set up his own vehicle maintenance and repair business confirming his life-long passion for cars.   Harsharan Singh, 18, from Chadwell Heath, has been interested in cars since he was just a child.  As he explains: “I grew up around cars, my uncles have always been into cars and that sparked my interest in them.”

No clowning around for Barking & Dagenham College student Daniele

A former Barking & Dagenham College (@BarkingCollege) student has been working on an animated film voiced by Bafta-winning actor Helena Bonham Carter. Daniele Pintore studied photography at the College and since graduating has travelled the world pursuing his career.  Now living in Italy, he has been working for the ARTEPRIMA Animation Studios and spent five months helping them to produce Quentin Blake’s ‘Clown’ which aired on Christmas Day on Channel 4.

Student competing to qualify for biggest online FIFA21 event

A student studying at the new East London Institute of Technology (ELIoT) is battling it out for a spot in one of the biggest UK FIFA21 events – all from the comfort of his home! @BarkingCollege David Croxford, 37, from Lewisham, is an Esports student at ELIoT, which is part of Barking & Dagenham College. The course is designed to prepare students for a career in the exciting gaming industry. 

Pioneering reforms to boost skills and jobs

Technical education is the key to boosting skills and jobs Landmark reforms that will transform post-16 education and training, boost skills and get more people into work, have been published this week (21 January) by Education Secretary Gavin Williamson.

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