West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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23 October 2023

To protect the future, we must transform the present

Joanne Patrickson, Project Director at WYCC reflects on the North Green Skills Conference in October 2023. Leaving Manchester after a highly successful North Green Skills Conferenc e , I felt a there was a lot of shared opinion in the room and a thread in every discussion throughout the day.…

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17 August 2023

Taking steps - WYCC pledge

Lucy Davies, Marketing and Communications Manager. It's been a full year since I kicked off this Green Blog with our intentions to become more sustainable and share our journey along the way in the hope of inspiring and supporting others. The team has achieved a lot in a year. Not…

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13 March 2023

Cross College Working Helps Develop Retrofit Skills in the Region

After enormous success in securing £800,000 from the Department for Education in the autumn of 2022 as part of the S trategic D evelopment F und , the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) has been working with colleges to expand their retrofit course provision and develop the skills of…

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1 March 2023

What happened at 'The Green Skills Service Business Breakfast Briefing'?

Brydie Lund, Skills Associate and lea d on The Green Skills Service at the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges On Friday 24th February we held a business breakfast briefing at Hub26.2 in Cleckheaton . We had invited businesses in the region to come along, share a breakfast with us and…

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26 January 2023

Sustainability; the business benefits and how Shipley College is a world's first.

Natasha Wilkinson, Sustainability and Facilities Coordinator at Shipley College 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 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are 17 goals that aim to make our…

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