Innovative provision gains recognition for AAC Apprenticeship Awards shortlisting
Eastleigh College is delighted to be shortlisted for FE Week & AELP AAC Apprenticeship Awards 2020.
As one of the first colleges in the UK to provide an innovative supported apprenticeship programme, we are particularly proud to have been recognised for the ambitious pathways and support for SEND learners to achieve economic independence.
The College’s supported Employment (SEMP), Supported Internship (SINT) and supported apprenticeship (SAPP) curriculum pathway model is enhanced be the opportunity for learners to develop independent living skills at College House which has consistently been rated as Outstanding by Ofsted since it was launched 16 years ago.
Chief Executive & Principal Designate, Paul Cox, said: “The judging panel fed back that the calibre of applications was impressively high this year, so being shortlisted is great achievement, and testament to the dedication and hard work of the Eastleigh College team.”
Disability Confident badge shows Eastleigh College is an accessible employer
Eastleigh College has been accredited as a Disability Confident Employer as part of the College’s continual commitment to progressing towards greater diversity in the workplace and inclusive learning. This means the college is already benefitting from being able to draw from the widest possible pool of talent, and is securing, retaining and developing disabled staff who are skilled, loyal and hard-working.
Going for Gold in National Teaching Awards
The Hospitality and Catering Team at Eastleigh College is in the running to win one of the 15 Gold Pearson National Teaching Awards after winning FE Team of the Year in the Pearson National Teaching Silver Awards for their outstanding commitment to changing the lives of the young people they work with every day.