West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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5 February 2015

£17.5m pioneering skills service for Leeds City Region

The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has scooped further devolved funding through the government’s Employer Ownership Pilot to create a £17.5 million skills service for local businesses. The LEP is working with a consortium to deliver the LEP skillsservice, led by Calderdale College in partnership with Leeds City College,…

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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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16 July 2019

Kevin Green blogs about the benefits of investing in people

Kevin Green is a HR and talent professional who helps organisations prepare for the future and improve performance by making the most of their people…

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16 July 2019

Leeds City Region Skills Network: Partnership grows with biggest conference to date

Over 200 skills providers, local authorities and businesses came together on Friday 5 July for the annual Leeds City Region Skills Network conference – Skills:…

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