West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

2 August 2017

Work on innovative Leeds City College campus gets underway

On Monday 31 July, representatives from Leeds City College, the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Wates Construction, and Leeds City Council, along with other local dignitaries, gathered for a special ground-breaking ceremony to mark work formally commencing on the new Leeds City College campus in…

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2 August 2017

Landmark Partnership announced with West Yorkshire Colleges

West Yorkshire Combined Authority has today announced a landmark partnership with West Yorkshire colleges setting out a joint plan to align college training provision with the needs of the Leeds City Region economy, including the £56 million per annum Adult Education Budget. The partnership, formalised through unique ‘Delivery Agreements’ for…

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25 July 2017

£5.5m Project Success for WYCC Joint Venture

West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) has successfully secured funding totalling £5.5m under its new Joint Venture agreement. The funding is the first of its kind secured under the new agreement which formally unites Bradford College, Calderdale College, Kirklees College, Leeds College of Building, Leeds City College, Shipley College and…

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18 October 2016

Norther Powerhouse Minister Praises New Process Manufacturing Centre

Kirklees College declared its Process Manufacturing Centre (PMC) open last week with over 60 project partners, local MPs, apprentices and its main funder, Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) attending a celebratory event. Hailed as a ‘boost’ to the north by Northern Powerhouse Minister, Andrew Percy, it was awarded…

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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…

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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…

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