Kent Further Education News
Two member colleges of Kent Further Education have announced that they have experienced a remarkable turnaround in their financial health.
Construction skills are to get an important boost following news that East Kent College has secured ￡1.36 million from the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP) to extend its training facilities at its Folkestone Campus.
News that the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) has increased its funding allocations for the year 2016/17 has been welcomed by Kent Further Education, the organisation which champions the sector in the county.
Kent Further Education, the organisation that champions the sector, has welcomed the news that the number of Apprenticeships started in Kent has increased by 8% in the last year.
With more than half of all 16-18 year olds in Kent and Medway attending one of the area’s seven further education colleges, the institutes are embarking on a major campaign to promote the vocational and skilled trades training on offer to young people and adults.