Dudley College is celebrating adding even more awards to its prize cabinet having scooped up two top accolades at this year’s Education Awards. At a glittering ceremony held at Edgbaston Stadium Lowell Williams, Principal of Dudley College, was named Educational Leader of the Year and Dudley College’s Peter Jones Academy was recognised for continuing to grow the number of students engaged in successful enterprise activities by being crowned Entrepreneurial Education Establishment of the Year.
College’s Peter Jones Enterprise Academy student: Jack Brookes is celebrating a double award win after being named National Entrepreneur of the Year and also securing the top prize at the Making Business Happen Awards in in less than 48 hours!
Black Country Colleges are working together to offer a unique range of taster experiences for young people thanks to a £34 million funding initiative. Starting Monday July 3rd. Dudley College, Halesowen College, Sandwell College, Walsall College and City of Wolverhampton College are all running a week-long packed programme of events for Black Country residents aged 16 to 18 and not currently employed.
Dudley College of Technology has been awarded Ofsted’s prestigious ‘outstanding’ rating following an inspection of the college on 25-26 January 2017 and 17-19 May 2017. In total the college received an ‘outstanding’ grade in seven of the eight key areas reviewed and a further ‘good’ in the eighth, culminating in an ‘overall effectiveness’ grade of ‘outstanding’.
Dudley College is pleased to announce a new exciting partnership with Calderdale College to deliver training to meet the needs of local businesses The Workforce Development initiative will target small and medium sized (SME) businesses based in the Black Country and offer fully-funded training to employers to allow them to upskill their staff. Individuals will be able to improve their existing skills and knowledge through work-based learning thereby leading to enhanced career opportunities The programme is funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and co-financed by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).
Dudley College students who have returned from a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Kruger National Park to study the wildlife of South Africa, have vowed to return to help build a school in Hoedspruit in Limpopo Province.
Andy Street, Conservative candidate for West Midlands Mayor, today visited Dudley College of Technology to discuss the college’s plans to boost higher levels skills in the region and to talk through the college’s ambition to create new University Centre in Dudley (UCD).
18 students have qualified to represent Dudley College and the West Midlands region at the AoC Sport National Championships 2017, which take place later in the month.
Dudley College has introduced an exciting 'Get Job Ready' programme, to provide that valuable experience employers are looking for. If you are currently aged 16-18 and not at school, college or sixth form and want to get yourself ready to join an apprenticeship or job, our Get Job Ready programme can help you prepare so you have the skills that employers are looking for.
Today Siôn Simon was the first of the candidates for West Midlands Mayor to give his backing to Dudley College’s proposal to create a new University Centre in Dudley.