Female catering student in the kitchen at East Durham College's Peterlee Campus

The College's Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission Statement - Our Mission is to be a centre of learning excellence, providing an outstanding experience for all students, generating economic and social prosperity for the region we proudly serve.

Our Vision

  • Achieve and celebrate excellence in all our activities.
  • Design, deliver and recruit with integrity to high quality progression pathways to meet regional economic skills needs and grow our income.
  • Explore partnerships with other providers to support, develop and extend the regional educational and skills offer and allow for growth in our income. 
  • Develop our position as a recognised premier specialist land-based college.
  • Provide world-class facilities and resources for our students, customers, employers and staff to support our growth. 

Our Values

  • All students, who are at the centre of our decision making.
  • A fair, respectful and honest culture.
  • Provision of the highest quality.
  • Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusivity.

Strategic Plan

Click here for details on the College's Strategic Plan.