Development and regeneration in Barking and Dagenham

Barking College contributes to government report

By James Renoux-Wood - Wed 2 July 2014, 4:15 pm

Barking and Dagenham College has contributed to a government report on enterprise, produced by the prime minister's enterprise advisor, Lord Young.

Lord Young (centre right) and Cathy Walsh, principal and CEO at Barking and Dagenham College (centre left)

College principal and CEO Cathy Walsh was a key advisor for the Enterprise for all report, which suggests further education reforms, including proposals to allow students to rank university courses by their employment rates and earning potential.

The college also supplied a case study to form part of the report, which sets out measures for encouraging enterprise and entrepreneurship.

Walsh said:“Young's report highlights how important it is for all colleges and schools to deliver learning that is enterprising and fully prepares young people to survive and succeed in life.”

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