Tameside, United Kingdom
About Tameside College
Tameside College is a coeducational further education establishment. It is situated in the town of Ashton-under-Lyne, in Lancashire. It gives students a range of qualifications to choose from. This includes BTEC, Apprenticeships and degrees. The college also manages and owns Clarendon Sixth Form College, Camp Street, Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire OL6 6DF.
Values and Vision
Tameside College aims to give every student a high-quality education with the help and support from teachers who specialise in specific subjects. The college allows students to gain the necessary skills to reach employment and gives financial help to those within the community. The aim of this is to improve the local economy. Every pupil is treated equally to others. The school believes students should be respectful and tolerant of others, no matter what background they come from. It values diversity and celebrates the achievements of every pupil. It also values professionalism, transparency and dedication to learning.
“The college makes a very significant difference to learners’ lives, as the majority of learners come from challenging backgrounds; many learners develop strong work-related skills through a range of successful college-based initiatives which develop self-confidence and work-readiness; learners enjoy and take pride in studying at the college. Success rates are very high for apprentices and workplace learners. Support from staff helps learners to overcome barriers to learning; learners use of the virtual learning environment (VLE) well to consolidate learning and develop study and research skills. Teachers’ high levels of industrial experience and good links with employers enthuse and motivate learners."