20 October 2014
The Technical Skills Academy (TSA) celebrated its second birthday this week by highlighting the success of its students and its increasing popularity. Opened in 2012, the TSA now has over 400 students, has launched five more courses due to increased demand and a host of students who have now completed their studies with the TSA have gone on to gain employment or continue in further education.
17 October 2014
Former Barking & Dagenham College students got the chance to present their business ideas in front of a panel of judges at Buckingham Palace this week.
17 October 2014
Barking & Dagenham College has responded to employer needs by launching a flexible Higher Level Apprenticeship in Project Management where the teaching is delivered online. It gives the apprentices the flexibility to study when and where they choose, ensuring valuable working hours are not lost, whilst still maintaining the high standards of classroom teaching but accessed online at work or at home.
14 October 2014
A group of students from Barking & Dagenham College couldn’t resist the urge to take a selfie with London Mayor Boris Johnson at City Hall last night. And it was 29 year old floristry student Charlie Makeveli, from Hornchurch, who bought his selfie stick along for the occasion!
10 October 2014
Barking & Dagenham College law students are offering their services to the local community with a free weekly legal advice clinic.
10 October 2014
Premenesh and Issa, two IT students from Barking & Dagenham College have reached the finals of iDEA - the Inspiring Digital Enterprise Awards - with their Student Pad app. iDEA is championed by HRH The Duke of York, KG, with partners the Nominet Trust.
3 October 2014
HRH The Duke of York, KG visited Barking & Dagenham College yesterday (2nd October) to open their new digital communications hub – iCreate@BDC.
2 October 2014
AutoRaise, the bodyshop apprenticeship and business improvement programme designed to address the need for the development of multi-skilled staff within bodyshops, and help replenish the dwindling skills pool, has won a place as a Finalist in the prestigious Bodyshop magazine 2014 Education and Training Award.
22 September 2014
Thames View Junior School, in Barking, has been completely transformed thanks to a new joint venture between Barking & Dagenham College and local business K & M Decorating. And the paint job has resulted in new jobs for local youngsters!
16 September 2014
Career Coach is designed to help you find a good career by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training
19 December 2013
Former Barking & Dagenham College performing arts student, turned Hollywood award-winning actor, Idris Elba, is playing the leading role in the new film, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
18 December 2013
The whole College celebrated Christmas inviting people to come along and see all the products and surprises they’ve prepared for this special event.
16 December 2013
A group of students from Barking & Dagenham College are working with Polka Dot Pantomimes to help put on the classic pantomime 'Jack and the Beanstalk' at the Broadway Theatre.
14 December 2013
The Mayor of Barking and Dagenham The Worshipfulness Hardial Singh Rai chose Barking & Dagenham College as the venue for his Christmas Party on Saturday 14 December 2013. The Mayor and 200 VIP guests enjoyed a wonderful meal prepared and served by our trainee chefs and hospitality students.
12 December 2013
Students from Barking & Dagenham College visited Parkview Care Home in Dagenham recently to put on a festive concert for residents.
10 December 2013
Fix Auto Stevenage is the latest bodyshop within the Fix Auto franchised network to announce its commitment to the AutoRaise bodyshop apprenticeship offered by Barking & Dagenham College.
6 December 2013
Last Tuesday, Barking & Dagenham College students who wanted to start a career in banking, had the opportunity to participate in an industry talk with Metro Bank and also got to meet their recruitment team who assessed them in how to succeed in the application process.
5 December 2013
Barking & Dagenham College is working with the North East London Local Pharmaceutical Committee (NELLPC) to offer 100 new pharmacy technician apprenticeships, helping to provide new employment opportunities across North East London.
4 December 2013
Lucy Shuker, Paralympic Bronze medal winner and Toby Hewson, founder and CEO of the charity JustDifferent joined students at Barking & Dagenham College today as part of the College’s events to highlight International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
3 December 2013
AutoRaise, the multi-skilled vehicle collision repair apprenticeship programme launched by Barking & Dagenham College, is extending its geographical reach thanks to an agreement with S&B Automotive Academy in Bristol.
29 December 2012
Sandra Coats, 57, from Romford has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen's New Year Honours List in recognition of her outstanding contribution to Barking & Dagenham College where she works as a Catering Assistant. "Absolutely delighted, I am over the moon," said Sandra, "It is a great honour and I am very grateful to Barking & Dagenham College for nominating me. It is fantastic to know that my efforts have been recognised."
18 December 2012
A pair of young ladies who studied childcare at Barking and Dagenham College in the late 1990s are making business look like child's play.
17 December 2012
Entrepreneur and business investor Julie Meyer has brought her expertise to Barking & Dagenham College with a student master class and business breakfast seminar for local employers.
14 December 2012
This year, the Borough's Mayor, Councillor Anthony Ramsay and Mayoress Councillor Jeanne Alexander asked Barking & Dagenham College students to help decorate the float by building scale models of some of London's most iconic landmarks.
12 December 2012
Computing and ICT students from Barking & Dagenham College have been putting their computing skills to good use by helping out a charity.
10 December 2012
A group of Barking & Dagenham College students have become Santa's little helpers by creating a Grotto at the Broadway Theatre in Barking.
6 December 2012
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Barking & Dagenham College as the staff and students set up for the annual Christmas market at the Rush Green campus on Dagenham Road. The market, which is taking place from 3 -7pm on Tuesday 18th December, will be packed full of goodies and treats including home baked delights, beauty products and treatments, gifts, festive food, decorations, personalised Christmas cards and much, much more.
28 November 2012
A record number of students have graduated from Barking & Dagenham College's higher education (HE) courses at a glittering graduation ceremony.
27 November 2012
Students from Barking & Dagenham College headed to London's Excel to demonstrate their skills to school children from across London this week.
27 November 2012
Barking & Dagenham College students were out and about in Barking Town Square yesterday to help raise awareness of White Ribbon Day.
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