Learning & Skills News

NOCN Customer Satisfaction Survey draw presentation

Clare Friskney at Learning & Skills, Darlington Borough Council recently completed the NOCN customer satisfaction survey and was one of the lucky recipients of a Kindle.

Clare and her colleagues at Learning & Skills was presented with her Kindle by Darren Howells, Head of Account Management at NOCN. Clare said on being presented with her prize "This is just what I needed for my summer holiday in Cyprus. I love working with all the staff at One Awards they are always helpful and friendly".

Pictured left to right: Josh Parker, Ian Saunders, Clare Friskney and Alicia Santese from Darlington Borough Council with Darren Howells from NOCN

Pictured left to right: Josh Parker, Ian Saunders, Clare Friskney and Alicia Santese from Darlington Borough Council with Darren Howells from NOCN.


Learning & Skills data success

The Skills Funding Agency has just published the 2015/16 national performance data for post-16 providers. It is good news for Learning & Skills. Here are some of the highlights:

  • The achievement rate for our Apprentices was 91.5%, 24.5% above the national average.
  • The achievement rate for our Adult Skills provision was 88.9%, 3% above the national average.
  • The achievement rate for GCSE A*-C English was 5.6% above the national average.
  • The achievement rate for GCSE A*-C maths was 21.9% above the national average.

Suzanne Joyner, Director of Children and Adult Services, has asked to pass on a big well done to the whole team and her thanks for your continued hard work.