London, September 2017: The Chartered Institution for Further Education is pleased to welcome its first member in Yorkshire.
East Riding College is the first college in Yorkshire to gain Chartered status.
Commenting on their acceptance to the Charter, Principal and Chief Executive of East Riding College Derek Branton said:
“The College is delighted to be accepted as a member of the Chartered Institution for Further Education. The award of Chartered Status is testament to the College’s high quality of teaching and learning, governance and engagement with the local community and employers. This comes after a very successful Ofsted inspection in February 2016 and will support us in delivering our mission of being a leader in the economic and social development of the region.”
Lord Lingfield, Chairman of the Chartered Institution for Further Education said:
“I am delighted to welcome East Riding College into Membership of the Institution. Having passed a rigorous application process, it has confirmed its position as a leading performer in the sector. As our Membership continues to grow, I look forward to working with the College to promote excellence within the FE sector and to celebrate what the sector does well.”