Co-Hosting Webinars with CCCG City & Islington College

Exploring London’s Vocational Education with City and Islington College

We are excited to share the highlights of our recent webinar hosted in collaboration with City and Islington College, a key institution within the Capital City College Group (CCCG). This informative session focused on London’s vocational education provision, the college’s A-level and T-level programmes, and the outstanding outcomes for students in the heart of London. 


City and Islington College: A Hub for Educational Excellence

City and Islington College is renowned for its commitment to providing high-quality education and equipping students with the skills needed for successful careers. As part of the CCCG, the college offers a diverse range of courses designed to meet the needs of London’s dynamic job market.


Webinar Highlights

1. Understanding Vocational Education in London

Our webinar kicked off with an overview of vocational education in London, highlighting its importance in today’s fast-evolving job market. We discussed how vocational courses at City and Islington College are tailored to provide practical skills and hands-on experience, preparing students for immediate employment and career advancement.


2. A-Level Programmes

We delved into the college’s robust A-level programmes, which are designed to offer a strong academic foundation for students aiming to pursue higher education. Our discussion covered:

  • Course Offerings: A wide range of subjects, from traditional sciences and humanities to modern languages and arts.
  • Support Systems: Comprehensive academic support, including tutoring and mentorship, to help students excel.
  • University Pathways: How A-levels from City and Islington College prepare students for entry into top universities.


3. Introducing T-Level Programmes

One of the key highlights of the webinar was the introduction to T-level programmes. These new qualifications are equivalent to three A-levels and are designed to provide a more technical education, combining classroom learning with industry placements. We covered:

  • Structure of T-Levels: A blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, with a significant portion of the course dedicated to real-world work experience.
  • Industry Partnerships: Collaboration with leading employers to ensure that the curriculum meets industry standards and students gain relevant experience.
  • Career Readiness: How T-levels prepare students for high-skill, high-demand jobs or further study.


4. Excellent Student Outcomes

A significant portion of the webinar was dedicated to discussing the excellent outcomes for students at City and Islington College. We highlighted success stories and statistics that demonstrate the college’s commitment to student achievement, including:

  • High Pass Rates: Consistently high academic performance in both A-level and vocational courses.
  • Employment Rates: Strong employment outcomes for graduates, with many securing jobs in their chosen fields soon after completing their studies.
  • Progression to Higher Education: A high percentage of A-level students progress to prestigious universities.


You can watch the full webinar recording online here !


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