latest news

Hats off to award-winning Northampton College students

2 Jul 2018

Hats off to award-winning Northampton College students

Two Northampton College students have seen their work exhibited as part of an international display having been honoured by one...

Award winners take to the stage in Daventry

21 Jun 2018

Award winners take to the stage in Daventry

The second intake of students at Northampton College’s new-look Daventry Campus have been honoured for their hard work and dedication...

tef silver logo resized largeNorthampton College has been given a ‘Silver’ award for the quality of its Higher Education teaching, putting it above many leading universities in the rankings. The Teaching Excellence Framework was introduced to measure Higher Education providers in terms of quality of experience for students. It uses a series of metrics including success rates, student satisfaction, progression to employment and resources. Providers are given a rating of either Gold, Silver or Bronze.

Northampton College achieved a silver award and was praised for showing ‘strategic intent to deliver excellent employability outcomes, embedding employability skills development and employer involvement in delivery’.

The report added that Northampton College had ‘a high standard of delivery using industry-standard equipment to support learning’ and was praised for ‘the development of e-learning across the curriculum which places major emphasis on creating an environment in which information and learning technology and digital literacy are developed in creative and innovative ways’.

Northampton College earned praise for ‘developing a culture which supports continuing professional development and the upskilling of staff engaged in higher education delivery’ while inspectors were impressed with the opportunities for students to feed back about the quality of provision covering every part of the higher education programme.

The award stands for three years.

watch us

student success

Ben Knowles

Ben Knowles

Engineering apprentice Ben Knowles is enjoying getting ‘hand-on’ in his role at Thorn electrical – adding to his skills and learning more about the world of work.Ben followed his brother...

More

Enquire

Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address






Please select an enquiry topic
Please enter an enquiry message
×