DC Latest News (211)

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Derbshire County Council is doing a large scale recruitment for care workers and children’s workers. These roles are flexible with short and long term contracts.

Communication to Students

Following the government announcement to close schools and colleges, we are awaiting further information regarding how some qualifications will be graded. There has been initial information shared about A Levels and GCSE suggestions and the vocational courses will follow shortly

Pilot Programme Hailed Success

The first group of students at Derby College Group have graduated from a special programme designed to help them cope with the pressures of working life.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement

We are aware that two employees and a student at Derby College have been advised by NHS111 to self-quarantine after visiting Northern Italy.

National Recognition For DCG’s Student Support

Derby College Group (DCG) has been officially recognised by a national charity for its commitment to support the personal development of its students.

Apprenticeship Roadshow Inspires Next Generation

A roadshow organised by Derby College Group (DCG) has toured several local schools to raise awareness about apprenticeship opportunities available to young people.

Derby College Group Retains Good Oftsed Grade

Derby College Group (DCG) has retained its 'Good' grading following a two-day short inspection in December.

Derbyshire High Sheriff Visits Broomfield Hall

Lord Burlington, Derbyshire’s High Sheriff and Chancellor of the University of Derby, has visited Derby College Group’s Broomfield Hall Land-based and Leisure college in Morley to meet students benefiting from higher education (HE) programmes.

Innovative Study Programmes Gain National Recognition

Derby College Group (DCG) has been commended nationally for its partnership work with local employers to improve the learning experience for Professional Construction students.

Derby College Group (DCG) has been recognised at the Nachural Entrepreneurship Awards in Leicester for its work to promote apprenticeships in the workplace.

Employers Broaden Student Horizons

Representatives from a wide range of local companies met with new Professional Construction students at Derby College Group (DCG) to outline the different career paths available to them in the future.

DCG Students Take Control of Mental Wellbeing

Derby College Group (DCG) has launched a special toolkit to help students recognise triggers to mental health issues and better manage their own well-being.

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