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The top North East college has achieved double success in a prestigious national awards scheme that celebrates the positive business impact of outstanding skills development programmes.

Gateshead College scooped two accolades in this year’s Princess Royal Training Awards, one for its commitment to tackling and developing awareness of mental health, and another for its coaching and people development programme.

The college has been recognised for investing in a coaching methodology to develop its staff across the business and develop further their culture of continuous improvement and excellence – with the end goal of improving learning outcomes for students. As part of this initiative specialised training was given to 35 members of staff to develop them as coaches, who then worked with other staff members to support their development; encouraging them to acquire new skills and challenging them to find new ways of working.

Read the full article on the FE News website: https://www.fenews.co.uk/press-releases/33973-gateshead-college-receives-double-royal-seal-of-approval

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