London South East Colleges has today been granted membership to the prestigious Chartered Institution of Further Education.
Having opened its doors to members in 2015, the Chartered Institution brings together the best colleges and training providers across the sector to promote, recognise and celebrate their professionalism and success.
Principal and CEO of London South East Colleges, Sam Parrett OBE said:“We are delighted to become a member of the Chartered Institution for Further Education. Not only does this reflect the high quality provision we offer across the region, but also the hard work of our students and staff.
“We plan to share best practice with, and learn from the very best institutions in the sector. This will help shape our vision and aims going forward, enabling us to continue our delivery of first class education, supporting communities, businesses and the economy as a whole.”
Dan Wright, CEO and Secretary of the Chartered Institution for Further Education said: “We are very happy to welcome London South East Colleges into membership of the Chartered Institution for Further Education.
“It is terrific to see just how much has been achieved in the relatively short time since the three colleges were merged into one; it is encouraging to see just how well the team works together to accomplish some very impressive results.
“We look forward to working with London South East Colleges and all of our members to celebrate and promote excellence in all areas of further education.”
The Chartered Institution for Further Education was granted Chartered status in October 2015. It opened its doors to members in November 2015.
The Chartered Institution is devoted to developing the potential, reputation and standing of the further education sector. Its mission is to bring together the best training providers across the sector and collectively promote, recognise and celebrate their professionalism and success.
Colleges and training providers with an overall Grade 1 or 2 in their most recent Ofsted inspection and in receipt of public funding from the Education and Skills Funding Agency are eligible to apply for membership. They will need to demonstrate as part of the application process that they can meet the Institution’s quality standards.