West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

11 April 2018

CIPD launches first comprehensive measure of job quality in the UK

Over-worked managers and under-supported staff casts a shadow over workforce happiness Two-thirds of workers (64%) are satisfied with their job overall, with just one in five (18%) dissatisfied. One in ten (11%) report regularly feeling miserable at work One in four workers (25%) feel their job negatively affects their mental…

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21 February 2018

Vacancy: Project Manager, Sector Specialist

Work with us We're looking for a stakeholder engagement expert who can work with employers, training providers and key organisations to deliver #ESF funded skills and training projects in West Yorkshire. The vacancy is for a Project Manager, Sector Specialist and the post is fixed term until Sept 2018. This…

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14 February 2018

WYCC Hosts National Employer-Provider Skills Conference

A national conference brought together leaders in business, education, academia and policy in Leeds last week and generated debate about improving technical and vocational education. UCL Institute of Education (IOE), a world leading centre for research and teaching in education and social science organised the event supported by the Education…

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5 February 2018

Closing the higher skills gap - National conference comes to Leeds

A conference bringing together leaders in business, education, academia and policy to look at ways to improve technical and vocational education takes place in Leeds this February. The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC), which represents seven colleges in the area will host an event led by UCL Institute of…

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21 December 2017

College open days in 2018

Visit one of our Joint Venture Colleges in 2018. Bradford College Open day: General Dates: Wednesday 18 April (5-7pm), Saturday 7 July and Thursday 23 August (11am -2pm) Venue: The David Hockney Building, Great Horton Road, Bradford, BD7 1AY Find out more Calderdale College Latest events: Find out more Kirklees…

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30 November 2017

Positive steps at Women In STEM workshop

Over 30 businesses, trade bodies and training providers attended WYCC’s Women In STEM workshop in November. Delegates contributed to the designs of a Leeds City Region-wide training programme. As part of the Reach Higher project, funded by the European Social Fund (ESF), the consortium will continue to work with organisations…

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20 November 2017

Minister for Skills and Apprenticeships speaks at AoC Conference

West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges Directors Louise Tearle and Joanne Patrickson heard Rt Hon Anne Milton MP, Minister for Skills and Apprenticeships speak at the Association of Colleges’(AoC’s) Annual Conference in November. During her speech Mrs Milton said: “further education is central to the challenge of delivering a prosperous future…

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9 November 2017

Help shape a future for women in STEM

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) is looking for employers, professional/trade bodies and training providers to help design a training programme for women working in Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) based industries. Earlier this year, WYCC successfully secured funding (£3.5 million) from the European Social Fund (ESF) for…

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11 April 2018

CIPD launches first comprehensive measure of job quality in the UK

Over-worked managers and under-supported staff casts a shadow over workforce happiness Two-thirds of workers (64%) are satisfied with their job overall, with just one in…

Read More

21 February 2018

Vacancy: Project Manager, Sector Specialist

Work with us We're looking for a stakeholder engagement expert who can work with employers, training providers and key organisations to deliver #ESF funded skills…

Read More