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Ofsted rated us "Outstanding" for training in childcare & early years

Childcare

"Outstanding" say Ofsted

In April 2013 Ofsted said

"Teaching, learning and assessment in early years and childcare are outstanding",
and

"Teachers motivate and teach students effectively. As a result, they complete tasks and assignments by the agreed deadlines and receive constructive feedback that helps them to improve quickly."

Cache: qualifications for people who careCache logo

You can study for Cache qualification with us. Cache stands for the Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education, and they are the UK's only specialist awarding body for anyone who wants to work in the sector.

Online resources for students

You can use this link to take you straight to the Cache website and their specialist area for students where you can read more about the courses we offer and case studies.

 

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PACEY - the Professional Association for Childcare & Early Years

As a childcare student you will benefit from our links with PACEY, the organisation that both supports and sets the standards for the sector. 

If you are a student on a Level 2 or Level 3 Childcare course, we would encourage you to become a member of PACEY because it will give you access to lots of useful sector information and recourses. 

PACEY

Your tutors will tell you all about the membership opportunities and will guide you through the process. 

Upcoming Events

  • Technical Skills Academy Open Day, Thursday 23 February 2017, 4.30 - 7pm
    Technical Skills Academy Open Day, Thursday 23 February 2017, 4.30 - 7pm

    23 February 2017

    Study in a friendly environment, that's more grown-up than school. Built by the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham, and managed and run by Barking & Dagenham College, the Technical Skills Academy offers a creative and buzzing atmosphere.

  • Stars from The Voice and X Factor perform at fundraising event
    Stars from The Voice and X Factor perform at fundraising event

    3 March 2017

    Diamond, a contestant on ITV’s The Voice 2017 and girl band Alien Uncovered, from the X Factor, will perform at Barking & Dagenham College as part of a fundraising event in aid of the Children’s Liver Disease Foundation.

  • Inspiration Day 2017
    Inspiration Day 2017

    9 March 2017

    Our inspiration day, is the perfect opportunity to find out about courses, skills and career paths, speak to our experts for guidance & advice, explore our college facilities and enjoy tasters in various subject areas at Barking & Dagenham College.

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