Eastleigh College has moved to online learning, as such campuses are closed to the vast majority of learners. The College remains open (including over the Easter holiday period) for 16-18 learners of key workers, and those learners with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). However, for both categories, learners are asked to stay at home where it is safe to do so. Consistent with public health advice, learners and staff are asked to follow public health guidance and the steps outlined via the 'read more' button.
As a prominent member of the Board of Governors for over twelve years, most recently serving as its Chair, Eastleigh College would like to extend a huge, heartfelt thank you to Paul Quigley for supporting the College and its wider community over many years.
Looking back over his time, Paul said, “I am most proud of the College employees who have lead and dealt with significant changes at all levels, and who continue to place the wellbeing, training and education of their students at the centre of their objectives.”
Chief Executive and Principal of Eastleigh College, Jan Edrich added, “I would like to take this opportunity to thank Paul for his outstanding commitment to the impact of education and training, using his voluntary time over so many years to lead and guide the College.”
“For me, Paul is a particularly unique Governor – he is a critical friend, supporting the college, whilst always challenging, asking the right questions and moving us forward. Paul has been instrumental in guiding the College strategically, understanding the true value of outstanding education and training within our local and national scope and aiding bold decisions to enhance the employment opportunities for residents local to our provision. Although he is stepping down as our Chair this year, the strategy for growth he has helped steer will be apparent for many years to come.”
Looking into the future, Paul is confident the College will continue to flourish. “Eastleigh College has a deeply developed expertise in delivering a range of responsive technical and professional qualifications, through a business model widely spread over the training marketplace. I see the College playing a leading role both locally and nationally in the future and look forward to seeing what they do next.”
From everyone at Eastleigh College, we would like to thank Paul for his fantastic contribution, wishing him all the best in the future.
Following guidance received today from the Department for Education and Ofqual, we can provided reassurance to students who were due to sit GCSEs at Eastleigh College this summer.
Eastleigh College is delighted to announce that following the release of national government data, it has ranked 1st in Hampshire and 10th nationally against all other 6th form and further education colleges for its student achievement rates.