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The Northern Echo’s new editor, Andy Richardson started his career journey at Darlington College

In Adults, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 27th, June 2016

Andy Richardson has spoken of the importance of his previous job as a trainee sports journalist as he embarks on his new role as group editor of regional daily The Northern Echo and its associated titles. The former Darlington College student was announced as...

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Darlington College Rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted

In Adults, Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, University Level, on the 23rd, June 2016

The report, which has just been published, praises the significant improvement across every area including teaching quality, leadership, outcomes for learners. and personal development.  It also rated the adult learning programmes as outstanding.  The report emphasised students get highly effective and comprehensive support during...

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Motor Dealer Teams Up With College to Highlight Apprenticeship Opportunities.

In Adults, Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 18th, May 2016

Bodyshop manager, Tony Hallimond, who is based at the group’s Ford dealership on Yarm Road in Stockton, took time out of his busy schedule recently to give a presentation to students at the College about the benefits of Apprenticeship programmes and the many opportunities...

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Former Editor, Pete Barron To Take On Mentor and Ambassador Role with NCTJ Students

In Adults, Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 20th, April 2016

This sees students based at a training newsroom at the newspaper title each week and working on news patches. Students accessing the industry-recognised course study reporting and ethics, shorthand, media law, public affairs as well as key digital skills including mobile journalism. A key...

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Spotlight Falls on Technical Support for Events Students To Help to Restore Town’s Art Deco Theatre to Former Glory

In Adults, Courses, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 18th, April 2016

Darlington College Level 3 BTEC technical support for events and performing arts students will stage We Will Rock You in the newly transformed 300-seater theatre, the first to use the refurbished facility in Bondgate. Course leader Tim Paver said: “We always aim to stretch...

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MGFA Sports Science Students Net Opportunity to Gain Approved FA Qualification.

In Adults, Apprenticeships, Courses, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 11th, April 2016

The certificate, backed by the English Footballing Association, will enable the sporting students to teach young players up to the age of 16 and is the first step in becoming a recognised FA coach. Andrew Jinks, of the Martin Gray Football Academy, said: “We...

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