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'Clumsy' stats by BBC's Nick Robinson in PM interview distorts number of underperforming Kent schools says KCC

Contributed by editor on Oct 31, 2016 - 05:51 PM


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.”

Kent recommendations to improve social mobility through grammar schools

Contributed by editor on Jun 01, 2016 - 08:40 AM

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.

Canterbury and East Kent Colleges cozying up together

Contributed by editor on May 28, 2016 - 03:50 PM

Following 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 brings home prestigious award from ceremony in London - Photo

Contributed by editor on Apr 27, 2016 - 04:35 PM

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.


£1.48 million funding for Folkestone campus helps build Kent’s construction skills

Contributed by editor on Apr 14, 2016 - 02:05 PM


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.


Students working on historic Radnor Park Lodge restoration project in Folkestone meet up with Monk - PHOTO

Contributed by editor on Feb 11, 2016 - 08:05 PM


The Leader of Shepway District Council was among the guests at East Kent College’s Folkestone Campus Community Day on Wednesday (February 10).

Wham BAM £10 million contract awarded for new 900 student college in Ashford - PHOTO

Contributed by editor on Oct 30, 2015 - 11:05 AM

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.


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