The College is commended for two awards by the Association of Colleges

15 November 2022

Bournemouth & Poole College has been named as a Commended College in the Association Of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards this year. We have met the AoC Beacon Standard for Respecting, Protecting and Promoting Creativity!

The Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards celebrate the best and most innovative practice among UK further education (FE) colleges. It is managed by AoC and run through AoC Charitable Trust – a registered charity.

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The aim of the awards programme is to demonstrate and promote the far-reaching impact of colleges on their students and the communities they serve.

The commended and winning case studies will be used to increase understanding of colleges’ contribution to educational skills policy and economic and social development.

Assessors have recommended colleges that should be commended that have demonstrated a high level of innovation, impact and sustainability.

We are extremely proud of all of the contributions of all creative industries staff.

We’re also proud to announce we have been commended for The City & Guilds Award for College Engagement with Employers category.