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Dudley College has strong GCSE performance amidst more uncertainty for vocational qualifications

Aug 20 2020
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Dudley College of Technology is celebrating another successful year of helping hundreds of learners to secure successful grades (grade 9-4 / as was A* -C), in their GCSE resits, with 63.4% of learners achieving top grades in English and 41.5% in mathematics. This is a slightly improved picture on last year as 61.5% of learners achieved equivalent grades in English and 40.4% in mathematics.

Boost for colleges to help young people stay in further education or training

Jul 29 2020
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Boost for colleges to help young people stay in further education or training

A partnership of colleges in the West Midlands, supported by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), has been boosted by a Government fund aimed at keeping more young people in further education and training.

The partners have won £500,000 from the Department for Education’s College Collaboration Fund, which is designed to develop greater collaboration across the sector.

Prime Minister pledges huge programme of government spending in major announcement at Dudley College of Technology

Jun 30 2020
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Today Prime Minister Boris Johnson chose Dudley College of Technology to make a major announcement about the government’s investment plans to boost the economy. Pledging to “Build, Build, Build” the Prime Minister vowed the government would tackle the problems created by the “lightning flash” of the pandemic by pumping investment into a huge programme of public works and by pledging £5bn towards developing the infrastructure of the UK. He also committed £12bn on affordable housing in what amounted to an investment prospectus of £600bn over the next five years.

Dudley College of Technology backs AoC’s Skills Recovery plan

Jun 22 2020
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Dudley College of Technology is supporting the Association of College’s skills recovery plan which sets out a number of measures that outline the way in which the further education sector plans to respond to the economic impact of Covid-19. The plan places a focus on maintaining high quality education and training for young people and adults, on preparing people for jobs as soon as these become available and on supporting adults who lose their jobs to train or retrain.

College partners global leader, – amidst huge demand for medical engineers

Jun 05 2020
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Dudley College of Technology and Avensys UK Limited are announcing an exciting new partnership, which will see the development of niche curriculum in medical engineering. Avensys UK Limited currently provide, maintain and support a wide range of medical and dental equipment serving MoD, private hospitals, NHS, CCG’s and Dental Practices. As demand for skilled medical engineers continues to as a result of Covid-19, this partnership will expand opportunities for learners at the college.

Prestigious UK Honour for Dudley College of Technology

Mar 05 2020
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Prestigious UK Honour for Dudley College of Technology

In a glittering ceremony held at Buckingham Palace, Dudley College of Technology has received a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Education. The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes are granted by Her Majesty the Queen, and are a UK-wide award recognising excellence, innovation and public benefit in work carried out by UK colleges and universities. The Prizes are the highest national Honour awarded in UK further and higher education.

Mayor opens Dudley construction training centre to help local people get jobs in the industry

Jan 10 2020
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Mayor opens Dudley construction training centre to help local people get jobs in the industry

A new construction plant training centre at Dudley College of Technology will help unemployed local people start a new career in the industry, thanks to funding from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).  The centre in Brierley Hill will give adults the skills they need to work on major infrastructure projects in the region, such as the Midland Metro expansion, new business parks and cycle routes.

Dudley College of Technology selected for the award of a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Education

Nov 21 2019
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Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Education LogoDudley College of Technology has today been awarded a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Education. The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes recognise outstanding work by UK colleges and universities that shows quality and innovation and delivers real benefit to the wider world and public through education and training. The Prizes are the highest national Honour awarded in UK further and higher education.