News: The Skills Academy

Meet the three new governors joining the Etc. board

Meet the three new governors joining the Etc. board

The Education Training Collective (Etc.) has appointed three new members to its governing board. Each bringing with them a wealth of unique skills and experience,…

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Anniversary plans take a backseat for makeshift masks on the front line

Anniversary plans take a backseat for makeshift masks on the front line

Creating dozens of 3D face protectors from his home in Eaglescliffe is not how Simon Patterson expected to be spending his first wedding anniversary. Due…

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Offering students a fresh spark of inspiration

Offering students a fresh spark of inspiration

With his sights set on a career as a welder, Aaron knows where he is headed. Determined to develop the core skills he needs, including…

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Inspiring and supporting young people is our job, says new Etc. marketing director, Erika

Inspiring and supporting young people is our job, says new Etc. marketing director, Erika

The move from automotive manufacturing to education might sound like a bit of a leap. But for the Education Training Collective’s new Group Director of…

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A new group name marks the culmination of an exciting first year for merged college group

A new group name marks the culmination of an exciting first year for merged college group

Results are in and the future is looking bright for a Tees Valley college group celebrating one year since merger. Increased student numbers, outstanding achievements…

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Walking for autism

Walking for autism

Foundation Skills students put their best foot forward to help play their part in Word Autism Awareness Week. The students walked a massive 7k to…

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Skills students deliver a spot of pampering

Skills students deliver a spot of pampering

There is nothing like a spot of pampering to brighten up your day. That is exactly what residents at Hadrian Park Care Home got when…

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A sponsored walk is the MAIN event for Achieve students

A sponsored walk is the MAIN event for Achieve students

Students got a valuable lesson in teamwork this summer as the group did their bit to raise money for a worthy cause. The youngsters from…

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Meet your Student Association President candidates

Meet your Student Association President candidates

This week students across the College are invited to vote for the next Student Association President. And with six candidates in the running, this is…

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IT students step up for Scope

IT students step up for Scope

Generous students have been doing their bit for a good cause over at The Skills Academy. The Level 1 IT students organised a charity raffle…

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Silver success for Andrew

Silver success for Andrew

Well done to table tennis enthusiast Andrew, who is celebrating bringing home a double silver medal haul. The 18-year-old competed at a national level at…

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Ofsted success is another great result for Stockton Riverside College

Ofsted success is another great result for Stockton Riverside College

Stockton Riverside College is celebrating success after being given the Ofsted seal of approval. The college which incorporates SRC Bede Sixth Form, NETA Training and…

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