In a recent interview with Theresa May, BBC‘s Nick Robinson made reference to Kent schools during a discussion about grammar schools saying: “The highest number of underperforming schools in the UK is in Kent where they have grammar schools.”
A Select Committee
made up of nine cross-party Kent County Council Members is putting forward 16
recommendations to help improve social mobility by ensuring access for children
from all financial backgrounds to grammar schools in Kent.
simultaneous meetings of the Boards of Governors at Canterbury College and East
Kent College, the decision has been taken to formally strengthen operational
ties and planning between the two Further Education Colleges.
East Kent College won the contribution to the local community award at Friday night’s annual TES FE Awards (22 April) in London's West End.
Construction skills are to get an important boost following news that East Kent College has secured funding from the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP) to extend its training facilities at its Folkestone Campus.
The Leader of Shepway
District Council was among the guests at East Kent College’s Folkestone Campus
Community Day on Wednesday (February 10).
Hadlow Group, which operates West Kent College, Hadlow College and Ashford College, plus a number of other sites, has awarded BAM Construction a £10.8 million contract to construct a new town-centre college campus.
Help is available for young people who have to stay on in education and training until they are 18 and not yet made up their minds, or have started a course and know it’s not for them.
EDF Energy has celebrated the success of the visitor centres at its eight nuclear power stations as the 100,000th visitor stepped through the door of the centre at Dungeness B in Kent – just three years since the first one opened in August 2012.
An economic impact survey commissioned by Thanet District Council, and supported by Visit Kent and its Interreg projects, has found that in 2013 overseas students spent an estimated £33.6 million in the area and support 905 jobs.