South Cheshire College has won a prestigious national standard.
The Crewe College has been awarded the New Engineering Foundation’s (NEF) STEM Assured status, which recognises excellence in the quality of scientific, technical mathematical and engineering delivery in education and training.
The standard places a particular emphasis on industry relevance and embedding STEM skills across a range of learning areas.
The award reflects the college’s determination to be at the forefront of the technical and scientific curriculum and desire to meet the needs of local and national employers. The NEF’s Dr Sarah Peers, who led the STEM Assured process, said: “This was a strong application showing evidence of good practice embedded at both lecturer and management levels of the college, with follow through in ensuring that provision meets the needs of employers and students.
South Cheshire College is only the fifth college in the country to be awarded STEM Assured status.