West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

11 July 2014

Leeds City College - Tour de France media project with Sky Sports

Our member Colleges have been engaged in many projects leading up to the Tour de France in Yorkshire. This news feature highlights the work Leeds City College have been involved in. First year journalism and radio students from Leeds City College work was displayed to millions of people around the…

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24 January 2014

Showcasing Skills & Talent

Showcasing Skills & Talent The Matchfit project has secured funding for another year from Calderdale College, through the Skills Funding Agency on behalf of the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges. Matchfit 2012/13 saw over 100 students from 17 providers taking part in competitions throughout Yorkshire & Humber. Jack Scarr from…

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23 September 2013

Learning Makes a Difference to People’s Lives & Boosts the Economy

  Learning Makes a Difference to People’s Lives & Boosts the Economy Further Education Colleges in West Yorkshire have commissioned research to measure their economic impact. The study undertaken by economic research specialists EMSI calculated that together the Colleges contribute £1.8 billion to the local economy. This is the country’s…

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25 June 2013

City Region Skills Plan & Labour Market Intelligence Launched at 'Working Together with the LEP' Event

City Region Skills Plan & Labour Market Intelligence Launched at 'Working Together with the LEP' Event Over 100 delegates gathered at Victoria Hall, Saltaire yesterday for the launch of key economic intelligence including Labour Market Analysis and the city region's Skills Plan. Representatives from across the education and training sector…

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