Articles from New College Durham

Provision up to Level 1 should be seen as transformational rather than transitional

Entry and Level 1 Pathways for 16-18 Year Olds in FE CollegesMuch of the debate around technical and vocational education has focussed on the need to create new qualifications which will have equal value to existing academic awards and aimed at high achieving students at Level 3.

New College Durham Students Lone Soldier Figures Raise £1145 for the Royal British Legion

Engineering students from the fabrication and welding department at New College Durham raised over £1145 for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal 2018 by producing and selling a range of metal Lone Soldier figures. 

New College Durham Framwellgate Moor Campus STEM Centre gets go ahead

Planning permission has been granted by Durham County Council for the next phase of development on the New College Durham Framwellgate Moor Campus.

John Widdowson discusses localism and FE Funding

FE News chats with John Widdowson, president of the Association of Colleges and principal of New College Durham, about FE Colleges and localism.

Leading from the front: New College Durham granted degree awarding powers

At the end of July, I was delighted to receive confirmation that New College Durham's application to be one of the first FE colleges in the UK to be granted Foundation Degree Awarding Powers by the Privy Council had been successful.

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