Blackpool and The Fylde College is located in North West England and is in the top 3% of English further education colleges for the sixth year running.
The college offers a range of technical and professional education courses, co-created with employers to develop the skills, knowledge and attributes needed to deliver a highly skilled workforce while allowing individuals to secure rich and rewarding lifelong career opportunities.
We aim to support economic growth by working with employers and other stakeholders to co-create programmes which meet current and future education and workforce needs.
Co-creation of programmes for employers
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Blackpool and The Fylde College is urging students struggling to decide on their university options to get in touch!
With many people worried about securing higher education places because of the recent changes to exam grading, tutors are reassuring students that it’s not too late to apply for courses starting this year.
The college said its blended learning approach - vibrant online learning supported by face-to-face teaching with smaller class sizes - is appealing to many people during the virus pandemic.
Blackpool and The Fylde College received the prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education on Thursday 25 February 2016. The elite award recognises the College’s innovative work in the field of higher technical and professional education in partnership with employers.
The College is one of only four general FE college winners and the only one in the North of England. The Chair of Governors, the Principal and Chief Executive, and students were amongst those invited to Buckingham Palace to receive the award.
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Collab Group and Halpin Partnership have launched a brand-new report on the “state of the further education sector.” The report is based on an analysis of focus interviews conducted with 25 Principals and Chief Executives across UK Further Education colleges.
Collab Group on Chancellor's SR Statement
NCFE and Collab Group announce new strategic partnership
Find out more about the Collab Group position paper on the anticpated White Paper for further education colleges.
Collab Group has produced a series of policy recommendations that we think should inform the direction of future government spending within the further education sector.