UK – Dundee and Angus College

Country: UK

City: Arbroath

Region: Eastern Scotland

Website: http://www.dundeeandangus.ac.uk

Contact: m.welsh@dundeeandangus.ac.uk

Dundee & Angus College is an exciting development which has been brought about through the merger of Angus College and Dundee College, creating a larger institution serving both the city of Dundee and the rural Angus communities. The College’s aim is to build on the strengths of both colleges and deliver enhanced and extended opportunities for all, ensuring that students have a wide range of choices and that employer and industry needs are well served.

Since 2006, Angus College has pioneered an experimental approach for disadvantaged young people by assessing soft skills considered critical by employers. The model is recognised as leading innovative practise by HMIe. Dundee and Angus College currently has success in providing a wide range of courses to employers locally, regionally and nationally. Activity is growing despite the economic downturn.The College also runs successful government contracts for job seekers contributing to national targets. Staff are active in employer networks and  collaborative projects.

Staff at Dundee and Angus College have a track record of success in managing/coordinating LdV Mobility, Partnership & TOI projects.

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