West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

What the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges have been up to recently

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26 April 2023

National Award for Keighley College's Environmental Projects

undefined Published on behalf of Keighley College: Best in Britain! That’s how the green activities of students at Keighley College have been ranked by a national charity. Planet Earth Games invited colleges across the UK, each led by their own ‘climate champion’ students, to organise all kinds of environmentally-focused events…

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6 April 2023

What the SDGs Mean to a Small FE College

FULL ARTICLE AND COVERAGE IS CREDITED TO THE 'EAUC: THE ALLIANCE FOR SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP IN EDUCATION' https://www.eauc.org.uk/what_the_sdgs_mean_to_a_sm... Shipley College was the first college in the world to sign the SDG Accord in 2017 – what an achievement for a small FE College in West Yorkshire! The UN Sustainable Development Goals…

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4 April 2023

Putting sustainability at the heart of our colleges

Eight colleges in West Yorkshire have worked together to embed the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into policies, practices and curriculum using the DfE’s Strategic Development Fund. The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges secured £2.6million of funding from the Government to enable colleges to progress curriculum development and practices in…

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30 March 2023

Press Release - Leeds Conservatoire receives over £1.6m from government sustainability scheme

Leeds Conservatoire, a member of Luminate Education Group, has been awarded over £1.6m to make environmental improvements to its building. The money has been provided by the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme; a Department for Energy Security and Net Zero initiative to help reduce carbon emissions across the country. Leeds Conservatoire…

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30 March 2023

Luminate Education Group Climate Emergency Pledge

Education group launches ambitious climate change pledge Leader of Leeds City College sets out plans to slash carbon emissions One of West Yorkshire’s biggest education providers has pledged to become net-zero by 2035. Luminate Education Group, whose members include Leeds City College, Leeds Sixth Form College, Harrogate College and Keighley…

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9 November 2022

First Sustainable Development Goals training

As part of the Strategic Development Fund from the Department of Education the first 'Learning Influencer' training began in October, led by Shipley College. This training will aim to embed Sustainable Development Goals into our West Yorkshire partner colleges through a train the trainer model that will extend to all…

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25 March 2022

Kirklees College’s Green Team

The Kirklees Climate Commission focuses on engaging with young people across Kirklees to raise awareness of sustainable and environmental activities and initiatives. As a member of the sub-group Young People, Kirklees College has held events with schools, colleges and University of Huddersfield students to discuss what sustainable initiatives students can…

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