West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

18 September 2018

New project commissions launch to meet skills needs

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) has launched a set of European Social Fund commissions for five skills projects. Once awarded, the projects will help to address the demand for skills and access to training for employed people in the Leeds City Region. The opportunities include four ‘Conversion Skills’…

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24 August 2018

Kirklees Local TV interviews Project Director Joanne Patrickson

Following the initial launch of the West Yorkshire Consortium of College's new service for businesses; The Skills Service , Kirklees Local TV interviews WYCC Project Director Joanne Patrickson to find out more. Joanne discusses what support is available through The Skills Service for businesses in the Leeds City Region, how…

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16 August 2018

Joint Venture College Enrolment Dates 2018

With BTEC, A Level and GCSE results released or fast approaching, make sure you’re clued in to our Joint Venture colleges’ enrolment dates. There’s hundreds of opportunities in a range of subjects for both adults and school leavers alike. Bradford College Thursday 23 August to Friday 31 August 2018 (main…

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18 June 2018

New Skills Service offers businesses training support

Broadcaster Steph McGovern helped the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) launch a new service for business in the Leeds City Region last week (12 June). The Skills Service will offer businesses a unique package of support for training and skills in the Leeds City Region. WYCC represents the seven…

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23 May 2018

New Skills Service to launch at conference

This year's Leeds City Region Skills Network conference, The Future of Workforce Skills, will include the launch of a new Skills Service run by the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges. This Leeds City Region Skills Network conference will take place on Tuesday 12 June at Elland Road, Leeds and will…

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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 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 2019

Nav Chohan becomes Consortium Chair

Nav Chohan, Principal at Shipley College has been appointed as the new Chair of both WYCC and the Leeds City Region Skills Network. Nav replaces…

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21 January 2019

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges has a new home

And yes, it's still in West Yorkshire! The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges has officially moved to a new office location, signifying progress and positive…

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