AoC London Region Key Facts 2010


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AoC London Region Key Facts 2010

  1. 1. London Colleges Key 2010 Summer Facts London Region
  2. 2. Cover picture: Hackney Community College South Thames College Havering College City and Islington College Westminster Kingsway College Association of Colleges T: 020 7034 9900 London Region F: 020 7034 9950 2 - 5 Stedham Place W: London WC1A 1HU E:
  3. 3. General Further Education & Southwark College Tertiary Colleges (33) Stanmore College Barking and Dagenham College Tower Hamlets College Barnet College Uxbridge College Bexley College Waltham Forest College Bromley College of Further & Higher Westminster Kingsway College Education West Thames College Carshalton College City & Islington College Sixth Form Colleges (13) City of Westminster College B6 Sixth Form College – Brooke House College of Haringey, Enfield and Christ the King Sixth Form College North East London Crossways Sixth Form College of North West London Haringey Sixth Form Centre Croydon College Havering Sixth Form College Ealing, Hammersmith & West London John Ruskin College College Leyton Sixth Form College Greenwich Community College Newham Sixth Form College Hackney Community College St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College Hampstead Garden Suburb Institute St Dominic’s Sixth Form College Harrow College St Francis Xavier College Havering College of Further & Higher Sir George Monoux College Education Woodhouse College Kensington & Chelsea College Kingston College Specialist Designated Institutions (5) Lambeth College City Lit Lewisham College Hillcroft College Newham College of Further Education Mary Ward Centre Redbridge College Morley College Richmond Adult & Community Working Men’s College College Richmond upon Thames College Agriculture & Horticulture (1) Southgate College Capel Manor College South Thames College
  4. 4. Sound investment • The total College income in London in 2008/09 was £1.1 billion • London Colleges employ 34,000 people; 20,000 of whom are teachers and lecturers • Staff costs (excluding restructuring) total £753 million in London Colleges, accounting for 65% of total London Colleges spending Picture: City and Islington College
  5. 5. Strength • There are 430,000 learners • Colleges in England on Further Education provide 38% of entrants to provision in London higher education Colleges • Nationally, half of all • 74,000 16 and 17 year-olds Foundation Degree choose to study in London students are taught in FE Colleges (compared with Colleges 61,000 in maintained schools) • Nationally, 63% of Colleges teach Foundation • Over 7,000 14 to 16-year Degrees olds are enrolled at a London College • Nationally, Colleges deliver 78% of HNCs and • 70% of Colleges in London 59% of HNDs provide higher education • 168,000 students study • London Colleges educate higher education in a over 5,000 students from College in England outside the EU
  6. 6. Success • FE Success Rates for • The three most popular London Colleges are 80% qualifications taught in London Colleges at Level • The average A-level or 4 and above are: NVQ in equivalent point score Accounting; Certificate for Sixth Form Colleges in Teaching English in England is 800.1 to Speakers of Other (compared with 761.6 for Languages; Award in school sixth forms) Preparing to Teach in the LifeLong Learning Sector • Nationally, nearly one- third of A-level students • 33% of Colleges in London study at a College have Beacon Status • Nationally, 44% of those achieving a Level 3 qualification by age 19 do so at a College • 34% of vocational qualifications in London in 2008/09 were awarded via Colleges; 9% were awarded through employers
  7. 7. Satisfaction/standards • 92% of London Colleges • 90% of students are inspected in 2008/09 were fairly, very or extremely judged satisfactory or satisfied with the quality better by Ofsted for the of teaching in Colleges quality of their provision; in 54% of London Colleges • Nearly two-thirds of large it was good or outstanding employers that train their staff do so through a • 92% of London Colleges College were judged satisfactory or better for their overall • 85% of employers training effectiveness; with through a College are almost half being good or satisfied with the service outstanding provided • Nearly two-thirds of • Of the 75 best public sector people say their local employers listed by the College has a good Sunday Times, 20 are reputation for the quality Colleges and range of courses it provides Picture: South Thames College
  8. 8. Social mobility • Ethnic minority students • Nationally, 16% of 16 to make up 45% of learners in 18-year-olds in Further London Colleges compared Education Colleges are from with 31% of the population a deprived background of London compared with 7% in maintained school sixth • 81% of English for Speakers forms of Other Languages (ESOL) students in London study at a College • 45,000 London College students are aged over 60 • 55% of those in receipt of an Education Maintenance Allowance in London study in a College Picture: Lambeth College