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Barking & Dagenham College recognised for its support for students

Barking & Dagenham College finished as a finalist in the category for Support for Students at the annual Association of Colleges Beacon Awards.

Now in its 24th year, the AoC Beacon Awards showcase best practice and innovation in colleges. It is designed to promote the interdependence of colleges, businesses and professional and voluntary organisations. The awards also highlight excellence and helps share best practice across the sector.

Yvonne Kelly, Principal and CEO of Barking & Dagenham College, said:

“I’m thrilled that we have been recognised for the excellent support that we give to our students. The credit for this recognition belongs to our dedicated team of staff who ensure that the wellbeing and success of our students is at the centre of everything we do.”

A spokesperson from RCU said:

“We are extremely proud to be the sponsors of the AoC Beacon Awards, Support for Students category this year and to see first-hand the wonderful work being done across the sector. A huge congratulations to this year’s finalists who have demonstrated support for their students which both enriches their learning experience and significantly enhances their outcomes and future opportunities.”

The AoC Beacon Awards were presented at an awards ceremony in London on Friday 22 March 2019.

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