The report from Newham College’s OFSTED inspection, which took place at Newham College from 26th – 29th April, has now been published. The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted) addresses education standards all over the country. The report found that Newham College was ‘Good’ in all nine areas of inspection
Newham College Travel & Tourism student, Ali Jeilan, recently completed a transnational placement, which has led to employment. Ali was one of 19 students who spent 2 weeks in Spain doing work experience that was arranged between the College and various employers in the travel and tourism sector.
The Newham College Cricket team have won the AoC Cricket National finals. This officially makes them the best College Cricket Team in England. This celebratory achievement follows an unbeaten league season and regional victory last month.
Newham College has established a Centre of Excellence in Vocational English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), as English is not the first language of 80% of its students. The new Centre of Excellence incorporates the services of various departments and will provide a route into community integration, vocational courses and sustainable employment.
Newham College celebrated International Women’s day with multiple events. A host of guest speakers visited the East Ham Campus and addressed compelling issues that affect women on a global scale. A group of female students also met with Newham Council’s mayoral adviser for domestic and family violence, Cllr Lakmini Shah at the town hall.
Newham College’s former Prince’s Trust student, Laine Esperanzate has won a national award for overcoming barriers and developing new skills. The Prince's Trust and Samsung Celebrate Success Awards 2016 honoured the achievements of young people supported by The Trust.
Natacha Laniado, an hourly-paid ESOL teacher at Newham College’s Stratford campus, has been awarded the Ordre des Palmes Academiques. This prestigious French honour is the equivalent of an English knighthood. It means that Natacha has now gained the title of ‘Dame’.