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SPECIALIST engineers who have been keeping the British Armed Forces moving for decades have welcomed a fifth generation to their ranks.

In Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 11th, October 2018

The former Barnard Castle School boy, of Butterknowle, will bring the tech-savvy knowledge of youth and social media skills to the Evenwood engineering company as it embarks on an exciting period of diversification. “I’m really enjoying it as I am being taught the hands-on...

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Young Caterer Offered Dream Job

In In the Press, News, on the 14th, September 2018

Former Darlington College student Thomas Hoare has accepted a position as kitchen assistant with Broadacres Housing Association, Northallerton, at its extra care housing facility The Orchards, in Brompton-on-Swale, North Yorkshire. Thomas, 19, of Bedale, who was offered the role after completing his Level 1...

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GCSE English and maths results significantly improve on last year due to innovation in the classroom.

In Adults, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 30th, August 2018

English and maths lecturers at Darlington College were rewarded with GSCE results 25 and 16 per cent better than last year, respectively, after adopting a new approach with their students. The successful results came against a backdrop of being judged for the first time...

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Students Create Own Interactive Aircraft Simulator

In In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 25th, May 2018

Senior lecturer in electrical electronics and mechatronic engineering Steven Corner said: “Model building, hand skills and following instructions are all a basic part of the Level 1 engineering course and we have brought all of these elements together in creating our aircraft simulator. “With...

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Darlington College Awarded Leading Light Status by Google For Education Partner

In News, on the 23rd, May 2018

Darlington College has been awarded leading light status by Google for Education partner Vitalize Consultancy for the successful implementation of Google Classroom tools and technology throughout the college. The free Google software platform gives course tutors and students a seamlessly integrated system designed to...

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College staff and students help St T’s with styling and marketing photography for donated wedding dresses

In Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 11th, May 2018

Periodically, Bexbrides of Hurworth, near Darlington, has surplus stock and rather than stick it on eBay or into the trade, owner Rebecca Lombard-Earl donates it to a worthy cause. St T’s is the chain of charity shops and a superstore operated by St Teresa’s...

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