This week we are celebrating all of the brilliant things colleges do, day in day out to build communities, boost businesses, and support individuals.
Teaching staff from across Education Partnership North East’s group of colleges have taken part in a series of workshops led by local employers to better understand current and future workforce skills requirements.
As part of Learning at Work Week, representatives from some of the group’s key industries including Nissan and Marelli (engineering and automotive), Home Group (health and social care) and Berwickshire Housing Association (construction) delivered virtual presentations via Microsoft Teams.Find out more
In the competitive post-16 education sector, Hartlepool Sixth Form is emerging as one of the most successful sixth forms in the country. Its merger with Sunderland College more than two years ago has strengthened the sixth form, encouraged innovation and created significant benefits for staff, students and the local economy.
The sixth form merged with Sunderland College in 2017 and is now part of one of the largest college groups in the country, Education Partnership North East, which also includes Northumberland College as the third college in this dynamic partnership.Find out more
Education Partnership North East continues to lead the way in producing the next generation of frontline health care professionals.
With the NHS and health sector under increased pressure during unprecedented times, Education Partnership North East continues to lead the way in producing the next generation of frontline health care professionals.
We are continually investing in our facilities to give our students outstanding learning experience, whilst equipping them with the skills needed to progress into key industries and sectors.Our facilities
Our talented Chemistry teacher has an innovative formula for digital learning for his students during the COVID-19 crisis and is also supporting school leavers with their transition to sixth form in September.
Animation, Games Design and VFX students from Hartlepool Sixth Form are celebrating after winning two awards at the NextGen Games Jam 2020. A highlight of the digital academic year, the competition sees students working together to complete a game, animation or other creative piece in just seven days.
Hartlepool Sixth Form students’ talent and hard work has been recognised by the NextGen Academy in their annual showcase. The NextGen Class of 2020 gives graduating students the opportunity to show off their impressive portfolios they have developed over the past two years.
The digital sector in the North East is one of the most vibrant, productive and rapidly developing in the UK. Approximately 29,000 people are employed in IT and digital jobs. Emerging specialists include virtual reality, cybersecurity, software development and games design.
Our extensive range of digital courses are delivered by experienced and dedicated staff and we have highly specialised, industry-standard facilities for animation, games design and VFX, which are rarely seen in a college setting.
Education Partnership North East’s commitment to providing a culture of inclusiveness across all campuses has been recognised by the LGBTQ North East Awards.
A specialist team at Hartlepool Sixth Form is providing vital mental health support to its students and addressing the growing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic on their emotional wellbeing.
Education Partnership North East has announced a new name for its LGBTQ+ group, voted for by students across the college group. ‘True Colours’ was chosen as students felt it was the most appropriate and representative name for the group and its bright future.
Local communities across the North East will be able to benefit from free distance learning courses throughout the COVID-19 crisis and beyond, thanks to regional college group Education Partnership North East. The college group, which includes Sunderland College, Hartlepool Sixth Form and Northumberland College, has further developed its range of high-quality distance learning courses so individuals can gain new skills and knowledge, safely from their own home.
A former Hartlepool Sixth Form student joined the army of key workers in the fight against COVID-19. Annie Hamilton, who studied A-Levels in English and sociology, is working as a care assistant over the summer to help the elderly and vulnerable.
Education Partnership North East is offering its prospective students the chance to experience college life without leaving their homes. Hartlepool Sixth Form moved their open days online during the COVID-19 outbreak to reassure school leavers, offer advice and guidance and help them prepare for their future.
Colleges across the dynamic Education Partnership North East group are providing thousands of young people across the North East with access to vital support and resources following the COVID-19 outbreak.
Sports students from Hartlepool Sixth Form turned the disappointment of missing out on a national tournament into a successful fundraiser for front line health workers.
Hartlepool Sixth Form student Sam Milburn has shaved his head to support those affected by life-limiting illnesses and the death of loved ones. Sam braved the shave and raised over £500 for Alice House Hospice, a cause close to his family’s heart.
Hartlepool Sixth Form launched an innovative online tool to support school leavers looking to progress into further education. The ‘Get Ahead’ programme, gave Year 11s the opportunity to experience studying at the Sixth Form from the comfort of their home during the COVID-19 lockdown.