London South East Colleges (LSEC) was the standout establishment amongst an inventory of unbelievable additional schooling suppliers at this year’s Tes FE Awards.
In 2019-20, LSEC went above and past to offer alternatives for its college students. These included a partnership with Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust to assist the Covid-19 vaccination rollout by making a workforce improvement programme, which then supplied thrilling profession pathways for learners domestically. Students additionally benefited from excellent employer engagement and gained digital work placements at PwC, Willmott Dixon and Ofcom, to call only a few.
During the first lockdown, the group arrange an area authority particular instructional wants and incapacity hub at its Bexley Campus to make sure that susceptible college students had face-to-face provision as and when wanted. Staff additionally labored tirelessly to offer content material for the National Oak Academy.
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Time and time once more, LSEC took the lead on sector-wide points – together with equality, range and inclusion – and pioneered forward-thinking initiatives that could possibly be replicated throughout the UK. And the work in its area people – particularly with FE Foodbank Friday – had a transparent and lasting influence throughout what was a very tough time for a lot of.
The judges praised chief govt Sam Parrett, who was named FE chief of the year at the Tes FE awards 2020, for her excellent management.
They mentioned: “London South East Colleges is doing very good work throughout an entire vary of areas: group, employers, and equality, range and inclusion. It sees itself as a civic organisation inside a considerable area and is totally of its group.
“The school has been a sector chief on a quantity of points and, notably in the previous 18 months, it has achieved some wonderful issues. LSEC totally deserves this award.”