Beacon commended colleges announced

24 Sep 2019

We are excited to announce the Beacon commended colleges for the 2019/2020 Beacon Awards. This year’s AoC Beacon Awards programme again provides assessors the opportunity to recommend those applications that should be commended for their practice in each of the award categories, having demonstrated a high level of innovation, impact and sustainability.

Congratulations to the colleges that have met the AoC Beacon Standard 2019/20. 

British Council International Award

  • Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education
  • Southern Regional College
  • Burton & South Derbyshire College
  • North West Regional College
  • South West College
  • The Chichester College Group
  • Lincoln College
  • Gower College Swansea

The Careers and Enterprise Company  Award for Innovation in Careers and Enterprise

  • LTE Group
  • Cambridge Regional College
  • Barnsley College
  • Sunderland College
  • Bridgend College
  • Harlow College
  • Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education
  • Hull College Group
  • Wigan and Leigh College
  • Newham College of Further Education
  • Westminster Kingsway College
  • Yeovil College

Edge Award for Excellence in Real World Learning

  • London South East Colleges
  • Calderdale College
  • Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education
  • Abingdon & Witney College
  • Cambridge Regional College
  • Cardiff & Vale College
  • Derby College
  • LTE Group

Pears #iwill Award for Social Action and Student Engagement

  • East Kent Colleges Group
  • South West College
  • Derwen College
  • Weston College
  • Bradford College
  • LTE Group

NOCN Award for Mental Health and Wellbeing

  • Barnsley College
  • Bridgend College
  • Gower College Swansea
  • East Coast College
  • College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London
  • Tyne Metropolitan College
  • Hartpury College
  • Bournemouth & Poole College
  • South Devon College
  • Boston College
  • North Warwickshire & South Leicestershire College 
  • Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education
  • Peter Symonds Sixth Form College
  • Westminster Kingsway College
  • Fircroft College of Adult Education
  • Blackpool & The Fylde College
  • Lewisham College

Jisc Award for Effective use of  Digital Technology in Further Education

  • Bridgwater & Taunton College
  • Derwen College
  • Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education
  • LTE Group

City and Guild Award for College Engagement with Employers

  • Weston College
  • Fareham College
  • Bridgwater & Taunton College
  • Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education
  • Exeter College
  • Bradford College
  • Cardiff & Vale College
  • Hugh Baird College
  • Birmingham Metropolitan College
  • LTE Group
  • London South East Colleges
  • Activate Learning
  • The College of West Anglia
  • Lincoln College
  • Eastleigh College
  • Derwen College
  • Gower College Swansea
  • Stockton Riverside College
  • South Eastern Regional College

RCU Award for Support for Students

  • New College Durham
  • Northampton College
  • Abingdon & Witney College
  • Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education
  • Preston's College
  • Kingston Maurward College
  • North Hertfordshire College
  • Hull College Group
  • Cambridge Regional College
  • LTE Group
  • Eastleigh College
  • East Durham College