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Alison Scattergood Nominated for Tes FE Teacher of the Year

An East Durham College lecturer has been nominated as Teacher of the Year in this year’s prestigious TES FE Awards finals.

Alison Scattergood, a barbering...

East Durham College Students Shine at Inclusive Skills Competition

East Durham College students have shown off their skills by taking part recently in the Skills Show 2017, proving that having learning difficulties and disabilities...

Blooming Marvellous Career Change for Vanessa

After 15 years of working as an optical consultant, Vanessa Plews felt it was time for a change – she wanted something completely different, and...

FutureMe Campaign Launched to Support Young People Considering Higher Education

East Durham College is committed to giving all of our students the best opportunity to move on to higher education after college - that's why...

Beaming Faces at Nursery as East Durham College Students Donate Handmade Outdoor Play Equipment

A group of students from East Durham College have enhanced the fun and games at a local nursery after making and donating new outdoor play...

Local Author Highlights the Importance of Reading and Writing with Autistic Students at East Durham College

An author and former teacher who has recently launched his first book visited East Durham College to talk to students at the Derwent provision about...

‘Prevent’ Presentations at East Durham College Helping to Raise Awareness of the Dangers of Extremism Faced by Young People

East Durham College hosted a series of ‘Prevent’ talks recently, aimed at further embedding the advice given to students relating to staying safe both on...

New Universal Credit Support Hub Launched at East Durham College

Universal Credit Hub at East Durham College

East Durham College, based in Peterlee, has launched a new scheme to help students and those from the surrounding area to understand the changes that...

East Durham College Launches ‘Grow the Game’ Football Initiative for Foundation Learners

Grow the Game Initiative for Foundation Learners at East Durham College

Young people with a range of disabilities and special educational needs from across the North East are being given new opportunities to succeed through football...

EDC Barbering Lecturer Takes to The Stage at Salon International in First-Ever Education Slot

Alison Scattergood, a barbering lecturer at East Durham College, has taken to the stage at Salon International, the world’s biggest event in the hairdressing and...

A Cut Above - Shane Brown Wins Prestigious Place at Salon International Barbering Finals

Shane Brown, Barbering Student at East Durham College

It's a big well done from all of us at East Durham College to Shane Brown, student of the college and barbering superstar, as he...

It's Time to Get Wild with EDC's New Bushcraft Experience!

Adam Crolla, a survival specialist, is using his skills to prepare the people of the North East for the wilds after launching a specialist bushcraft...

Get Crafty with our Range of Exciting New Craft Courses!

With EDC's latest courses, available at our Houghall campus in Durham, it's time to put your creativity to good use!

The new courses are based...

Old East Durham College Building in Peterlee to be Demolished

Work to demolish the old East Durham College building in Peterlee is due to begin this week, eight years after the college moved to its...

15 Awesome Reasons to Study at East Durham College

Of course, we’re a bit biased, but we happen to think East Durham College is one of the very finest places in the area to...

County Call-Up for EDC Rugby Superstars

It's one step closer to the dream of being a professional rugby player for three talented sportsmen from East Durham College - Shane Ivey, Sam...

Calvin Price - Man of Steel

A skilled young man is putting his engineering skills to great use after landing an apprenticeship at Philadelphia Structures in Peterlee.

Calvin Price, a former...

East Durham College Student Making The Headlines

Former East Durham College student Georgia Banks has triumphed after an extensive interview process against intense competition, predominantly from university graduates, to earn the chance...

East Durham College Form New Partnership with Durham University Rugby Club

East Durham College and Durham University Rugby Club Merge

East Durham College and Durham University Rugby Club are delighted to announce a new partnership to provide development opportunities for young male and female rugby players.

The...

Success for Creative Media Student at East Durham College

A talented student from East Durham College is celebrating an offer to study Media at Sunderland University after a difficult few years.

William Graydon had...

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