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Teaching Excellence Silver Award


Central Bedfordshire College has been awarded a SILVER award by the Teaching Excellent Framework (TEF) in recognition of the high student satisfaction with academic support for our HE courses. The TEF Panel noted the following strengths that impact our student's experience:

  • Course design and assessment practices that are influenced by industry and provide relevant and challenging learning opportunities
  • Very clear focus on vocational learning signalling the acquisition of knowledge, skills and understanding that are highly valued by employers
  • Small classes and a personalised provision that ensure high levels of student engagement
  • Relevant specialist resources and delivery by experienced professionals who are supported by an institutional culture that facilitates recognises and rewards excellent teaching

Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)


Central Bedfordshire College meets UK expectations for quality and standards. These expectations are shown in the ‘UK Quality Code for Higher Education’ that sets out what all UK higher education providers expect of themselves and each other.

Government inspectors from the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) have praised the College for the quality of our Higher Education courses. We are proud of our lecturers and proud of the success our students go on to achieve. Our tutors work closely with students, providing them with the special attention you would expect from a small, high-quality Higher Education establishment.

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