East Kent Group

EKC Group is one of the largest education providers in the South East, with 1,400 staff delivering education to 13,000 students. EKC is a family of six community-based Colleges and three Business Units. Community is at the heart of everything EKC Group does. EKC Group plays a leading role in contributing to the economic and social prosperity for the communities they serve.

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Latest News & Publications


Collab Group Position Paper on the Skills for Jobs White Paper

Check out this updated version of our position statement on the Skills for Jobs White Paper.


Colleges supporting economic recovery report

Check out our report on how colleges can support economic recovery efforts.


BAM and Collab Group announce apprenticeship partnership

The Collab Group announces new partnership with BAM UK


Sodexo and Collab Group announce apprenticeship partnership.

The Collab Group is delighted to announce a new partnership with Sodexo


State of the Sector Report

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.


a collab group position paper on the further education white paper

Find out more about the Collab Group position paper on the anticpated White Paper for further education colleges.