West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

13 August 2019

Free workshop in York for the Hospitality and Tourism sector

Hospitality and tourism businesses in the Leeds City Region can benefit from the next Skills Café event hosted by The Skills Service on Thursday 26 September. Following successful workshops for the digital, finance and professional services sectors, The Skills Service wants to offer SMEs in hospitality and tourism a flavour…

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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: The Formula for Success. The conference brought together leaders in skills and growth in the Leeds City Region to nurture success and collaboration when it…

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16 January 2019

Upcoming Joint Venture College Open Events

It’s time for another round up of our Joint Venture colleges’ open events. 2019 is already well underway so it’s time to start pencilling in some dates to that new diary or calendar. An open event could help you to explore the hundreds of opportunities that are available for school…

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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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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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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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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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18 September 2019

Harrogate company makes training go further

An award winning Harrogate business has taken advantage of The Skills Service to boost its workforce training. Network Scientific is a small business in Harrogate…

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15 August 2019

Joint Venture college enrolment dates 2019

It's that time of year again. A Level and BTEC results are now out and GCSE results are next week. Don't miss out, make sure…

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