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East Durham College Lecturer Wins Florist of the Year at Chelsea Flower Show 2018

Rebecca Hough Chelsea Florist of the Year Presentation

East Durham College are thrilled to announce that floristry lecturer Rebecca Hough has rose to the occasion, beating the countries’ best 16 floral talents to...

A World of Pure, Wicked, Curious Imagination as EDC Floristry Students Create Musical-Inspired Displays

If there's one thing you can rely on here at East Durham College, it's for our amazing floristry students to produce some truly stunning designs!...

East Durham College Students Benefit From Valuable Industrial Work Experience

East Durham College Students at Sotech

A group of college students have recently benefited from some highly valuable real-life work experience with a leading metal façade manufacturing business in Peterlee.

The...

EDC Students to Complete in Johnstone’s 2018 Young Painter of the Year

EDC Painting and Decorating Students Kieron and Linda

Two talented painting and decorating students from East Durham College are brushing up on their skills, as they get ready to compete in a prestigious...

EDC Tops the Tables

Durham Uni graduates

Positive progression and destinations for students is an increasingly important measure for schools and colleges, both for Department for Education performance tables and Ofsted.

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Building the Future for Students with East Durham College and Keepmoat Homes

Centre back row Geoff Scott Social & Economic Impact Manager Keepmoat and Head of Construction at EDC Rob Hutchinson and construction students

An exciting new partnership between East Durham College and Keepmoat Homes is to be launched, aiming to encourage young people to consider a career in...

Houghall Trio To Compete At World-Famous Flower Show Finals In London

Houghall Trio (R to L) Vicky Abbott, Rebecca Hough and Allan Raby

Staff and students at East Durham College’s Houghall Campus were celebrating last week when they received the exciting news that three of them had made...

New Research Shows That Building a Career in Construction is Great for Your Earning Potential

Although manual jobs in bricklaying and plastering may not be considered as top-end earning jobs, recent research found that, on average, bricklayers across the UK...

East Durham College Barbering Student Bags Bronze In Prestigious National Competition

Suzanne Woodward, Bronze Medallist at AHT National Competitions 2018

East Durham College is pleased to announce continued success at the Association of Hair and Therapy (AHT) national competition after student Suzanne Woodward won a...

Lambing Sunday Event 18th March 2018 - Cancelled

Hi everyone,

It's with great regret that we have had to cancel this weekend's Lambing Sunday event.

This is due to the bad weather we've...

EDC Painting and Decorating Students Revamp Reeds Building at the Houghall Campus

Painting and Decorating Students Outside Reeds Building

Painting and decorating students from East Durham College have put what they’ve learned towards a great cause – revamping the Reeds building, on the college’s...

Alison Scattergood Named Further Education Teacher of the Year at TES FE Awards 2018

Alison Scattergood, FE Teacher of the Year 2018

East Durham College is thrilled to announce that Alison Scattergood, who teaches barbering and hairdressing skills at the college has been awarded the highly prestigious...

Ofsted Praise East Durham College In Recent Inspection

Ofsted Good Celebration at East Durham College

East Durham College is proud to announce that it has once again been graded as ‘Good’ by Ofsted following an inspection in January 2018.

The...

Another Year of Success for East Durham College’s Hair and Beauty Students at AHT Regional Competition

Bridal, Makeup and Hair/Beauty Students at AHT Regional Heats

East Durham College’s talented hairdressing, barbering and beauty therapy students are celebrating after winning first, second and third place prizes at the recent Association of...

Bob Shaw Returns to His Roots To Deliver New Land-Based Short Courses at East Durham College

Lecturer Bob Shaw with Sheep, Lambs and Sheepdog

It’s all come full circle for East Durham College’s new agricultural lecturer, Bob Shaw, who has returned to the Houghall Campus in Durham to teach...

Fancy being Your Own Boss? East Durham College Can Help with Biz-Startup Central!

Biz Startup Central Programme

East Durham College has launched a new programme, Biz-Startup Central, designed to give young entrepreneurs the support they need to start up their own business....

Students Battle It Out In Young Horticulturist Of The Year Competition Heats 2018

Students Compete in Young Horticulturalist of the Year at East Durham College

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus has once again played host the County Durham heats of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture’s Young Horticulturist of the Year...

East Durham College And Teesside University Launch New Animal Science Degree Programme

Former EDC Student Sam Frost with Chinchilla

Teesside University is working alongside East Durham College to provide a unique opportunity for students to get hands on experience with animals as part of...

East Durham College Celebrating 80th Anniversary of its Houghall Campus

East Durham College Houghall Campus 80th Anniversary

Over 80 years of history as the North East’s leading land-based educational provider are being celebrated as East Durham College’s Houghall campus in Durham celebrates...

Survey for East Durham College from Ofsted

As part of the college's Ofsted inspection on Thursday 11th & Friday 12th January 2018, we kindly request your views and feedback. The college Unique Reference...

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