Transforming lives through learning by:
Educating young people in life and work skills
Retraining adults for new or improved careers
Delivering outstanding teaching, learning and assessment
Meeting the skills needs of our local and sub-regional employers and community.
The College will be the first choice for:
Technical and professional skills for our local communities
Workforce development for regional employers/businesses
Traineeships and Apprenticeships
Ensure opportunities for all: widen participation and access.
Teaching, learning and assessment at the heart of everything we do; our most important pursuit.
Commitment to excellence and continuous improvement: high standards and expectations of students, ourselves and colleagues; challenging, honest and rigorous self-evaluation; seeking and sharing best practice; developing solutions orientated attitudes.
Respect and value individuals: treat everyone with respect, dignity and courtesy; recognise everyone is unique; celebrate diversity; strive to meet individual needs; prioritise learners and promote a united staff culture.
Behave honestly and with integrity: adopt an ethical and transparent approach to working with all users and stakeholders.
Stoke on Trent College also has a specific Higher Education Strategy, which is summarised by the 3 key principles below:
Wider and fairer access to HE
- Providing clear progression routes to higher education for vocational student within the College
- Stimulating demand from new students, including those already in work
- Providing an affordable HE programme
- Increasing choice of HE routes
Meeting the Skills Needs of the Region
- Meeting customer and stakeholder needs
- Working in collaboration with partners and employers
Improving student choice and experience of higher education
- Enabling students to access HE locally
- Encouraging access to HE
For more general information about Stoke on Trent College please visit the ‘About Us’ section of the website.