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An enterprising student has secured a £5,000 business investment from BBC Dragon’s Den star, Peter Jones CBE, and the title of ‘National Entrepreneur of the Year 2020’

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EKC Group and Christ The King Sixth Forms have joined forces to make this Christmas extra special for young locals

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Important guidance on how our students can continue to attend college safely

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To help our students get the most out of their online learning experience, we have created a new guidance video

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Four students from our Colleges in Broadstairs, Canterbury and Sheppey have been hailed as ‘heroes’ after saving a young man's life

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Sheppey College is inviting local creatives and business owners to register to take part in their Virtual Christmas Fair to raise money for local charity, Care 4 Christmas

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An inspiring Creative Media student has been featured in the ‘2020 ReelWorld Radio Academy 30 Under 30’ list

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We are delighted to announce that we have joined the Collab Group, a national membership body of FE colleges and college groups

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Four inspirational members of staff recently received top accolades during the Kent Teacher of the Year Awards 2020

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Canterbury College alumna has completed a solo swim of the English Channel, raising over £6,300 for charity

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An award of more than £115,000 has helped fund an innovative careers education programme to provide specialist support for our students

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Budding artists from our Colleges in Broadstairs and Canterbury, and The Dreamland Heritage Trust, have joined forces to create a powerful two-week art exhibition

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An image by our Folkestone College Lecturer, Zak Waters, is one of just a hundred photographs taken during the lockdown to feature in a new exhibition

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Students from across our Group answered a staggering 516,000 online English and mathematics questions between September 2019 and August 2020

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T Levels are coming to Kent: Get ready to take your future to the next level

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Important information on how students can return to College safely

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We have launched an ambitious new Strategic Plan to aid the economic recovery of East Kent

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GCSE English and Mathematics students from across our family of Colleges share their student stories.

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BTEC Level 1 and Level 2 results have been delayed by the awarding body

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Level 3 students from across our family of Colleges share their student stories

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We are leading the way in becoming one of the first education providers in Kent to go completely cash-free

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The Yarrow has joined ranks with the top 10% of hotels globally, after being awarded a prestigious Travellers’ Choice Award 2020 by TripAdvisor

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Our recent survey has revealed the phenomenal effort of our staff in supporting communities across East Kent during the lockdown period

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Art and Design students from our Canterbury College are set to see their artwork go on public display in Canterbury City Centre

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Two Access to Higher Education students from our Canterbury College have been accepted to study at the prestigious University of Cambridge

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Our four-star hotel, The Yarrow, recently unveiled its spectacular garden transformation following the reopening of its restaurant, salon and accommodation

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Canterbury College Alumna, Rachel Lake, has released a new Kent-based series of children’s books titled, ‘Cora Farm’

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Two students have scooped top prizes in the Turner Contemporary and Canterbury Christ Church University's Portfolio Competition 2020

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How we used student feedback to enhance our student support during the lockdown

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The Canterbury School of Visual Arts is launching two unique online exhibitions to bring our students’ work to a wider audience

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A talented young entrepreneur from Folkestone College has earnt the chance to pitch their business to BBC Dragon’s Den star, Peter Jones CBE

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Folkestone College has launched an innovative new Junior College, providing young locals with an exciting alternative to secondary school education

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A student from Broadstairs College has scored the winning bid to rebrand local organisation, 'HABIT'

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Artists from Broadstairs College are taking to a ‘different space’ to hold their end of year exhibition

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Reopening our Colleges: guidance for students who are invited in

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EKC Group Scoops Prestigious National Beacon Award

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Two students from Folkestone College are preparing to face BBC Dragons’ Den star, Peter Jones CBE, after making it through to the semi-finals of a national competition

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In line with Government guidance regarding the reopening of our Colleges, we will look to do so from 15 June to a very small number of invited students

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Canterbury students launch innovative support enterprise to help young locals

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Canterbury College backs Faversham Youth Council competition to inspire young locals

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The Nursery at Broadstairs College share a musical tribute to local families

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Canterbury College teams up with Flat38 Gallery to host innovative virtual arts exhibition

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Inspirational Folkestone College student nominated for national role model award

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East Kent Students Scoop Top Prizes in Home Learning Competition

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Folkestone College students get behind the camera for Ben Shockley’s latest feature film

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Find out here how we will intend to reopen our family of Colleges in line with Government guidance.

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A Broadstairs College student has achieved his goal of completing his Diploma early to pursue a career in the Royal Navy

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Head of Music and Performing Arts at Canterbury College, Ian Mollatt, has released an anthem of hope titled, ‘Keep the World Alive'

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EKC WorkHigher Operations Coordinator, Wendy Salmon, has been busy creating vital scrubs for local frontline staff

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Fraudsters are targeting students and families entitled to free school meals

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Staff from EKC Group’s six Colleges have been helping students beat lockdown boredom with a range of weekly activities and challenges

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EKC Group has bolstered its ambitions for creating a sustainable future by joining The Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges

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EKC Group has enlisted UK top Youth Mentor, Efe Ezekiel BEM, to help support, motivate and inspire its students during the lockdown period

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Advice on gradings for GCSE and Functional Skills

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Award-winning Photographer and Lecturer has embarked on a new project capturing portraits of local residents in lockdown

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EKC Group is celebrating after it was revealed that its GCSE achievement rates top the national averages for Further Education

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EKC Group has been awarded Cyber Essential Certification by QG Management Standards following a recent assessment of the Group’s ICT defences.

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Today, we have welcomed Ashford College and Canterbury Spring Lane into our family of Colleges and Business Units

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EKC Group backs business during coronavirus challenge.

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The Yarrow hotel in Broadstairs has produced and donated hundreds of meals to help those in need in the Thanet area.

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EKC Group’s Folkestone College has been featured as one of the highest valued streets in Hasbro’s new Folkestone Monopoly board game.

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Coronavirus update for new starts

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A wallpaper design by Level 3 Extended Diploma in Graphic Design student, Tommy Regan, from EKC Group’s Canterbury College, has been selected for use in Hyde New Homes’ forthcoming housing development in Kent.

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Sustainable engineering was top of the agenda for Level 3 Engineering students from EKC Group’s Canterbury College during the College’s recent annual Engineering Exhibition.

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Local business leaders and students recently gathered at EKC Group’s Folkestone College for the second annual Entrepreneurship Conference.

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An impressive 58 students from EKC Group’s Colleges recently made it through to the finals of the 2020 Kent Further Education Skills Competition, taking home 33 medals.

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EKC Group is taking a range of measures to keep students, staff and our community safe

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The Hairdressing Department at EKC Group’s Sheppey College has transformed the hairdressing role play area at Kidz City in Sheerness, into a miniature replica of the College’s Salon.

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EKC Schools Trust has officially launched with four pioneering Primary Schools forming it, to bring a systemic change to education provision in Kent.

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Coronavirus Update

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Vocational Studies students from EKC Group’s Dover Technical College have organised a sponsored walk on Wednesday 25 March in support of Dover smART Project’s ‘#BeSmart Project’.

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Catering students from EKC Group’s Canterbury College recently showcased their culinary and hospitality skills during a celebratory dinner for the ‘Round 13’ winners of The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes 2018-2020.

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Public Services students from EKC Group’s Canterbury College joined Royal Navy Chefs for a culinary masterclass in the College’s kitchens on Tuesday 25 February.

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The Department of Engineering and Motor Vehicle at EKC Group’s Canterbury College invite the public to explore the future of engineering at their annual Level 3 Engineering Exhibition on Wednesday 11 March between 6pm and 8pm.

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EKC Group is pledging its support to this year’s Safer Internet Day which aims to keep everyone safe online.

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Following a recent article from the Telegraph, The Yarrow has been named one of the top six spa hotels in Kent.

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EKC Group’s prison education, community and employability unit, EKC IntoWork, recently hosted two Government Ministers on a tour of its Eastchurch provision at HMP Standford Hill.

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Graham Razey, Chief Executive of EKC Group, has been awarded Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours.

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Staff and students from Sheppey College are celebrating after winning their category in the inaugural Kent Volunteers Awards.

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A five-time World Kickboxing Champion and one-time World Taekwondo Champion has received £500 to help support his bid to retain his titles in the sports.

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Folkestone College students give back to their community as part of EKC Group’s community week

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EKC Group has beaten back stiff competition to make it to the finals of this year’s AoC Beacon Pears #iwill Award for Social Action and Student Engagement

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Broadstairs College Apprentice, Talis O’Brien, is getting ready to take on the best in the country, when she competes at next week’s WorldSkills UK finals.

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EKC Group is celebrating after achieving a high score in this year’s FE Choices Employer Satisfaction Survey.

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EKC Group are proud to support Love our Colleges week once again this year.

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EKC Group is celebrating after its programme of social action was awarded ‘commended’ status in this year’s Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards.

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Students from across EKC Group’s family of colleges celebrated their successes on vocational results day.

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Teaching staff at EKC Group’s family of colleges in east Kent are being welcomed as members of the Society for Education and Training.

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EKC Group’s Broadstairs College alumni were recently identified by a Top 20 chefs in Kent list, published by Kent live.

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EKC Group has been successful in securing funding as part of the national ‘Taking Teaching Further’ initiative, enabling the Group to build on its teaching services.

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This year’s Kent Teacher of the Year Awards saw successes for EKC Group, as two of its staff were awarded the prestigious prizes.

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The charter published by the Association of Colleges (AoC) has been implemented in order to help students and staff who may be suffering with mental health, and how we can work together to prevent it.

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EKC Group is set to share in a slice of a £2.5 million fund which will aim to develop innovative and cost effective models for careers guidance.

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Community week at EKC Group

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EKC Group’s Broadstairs hotel, The Yarrow, received a rave review from a Visit England inspector when they came calling to check it was still up to four-star standards.

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Students from across EKC Group achieved success when Kent’s colleges came together for the inaugural KFE Skills Competition.

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EKC Group welcomed Damian Hinds MP to its Broadstairs hotel, The Yarrow, giving him the opportunity to speak with students to find out about the unique curriculum model.

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National Smart Apprentice’s award won by EKC Group

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EKC Group gets behind Safer Internet Day 2019

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EKC Group provides services for local troops

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EKC Group launches new Mental Health Charter

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Beverley Aitken MBE

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EKC Group’s HR and Teacher Academy Team get creative for local community group

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The Yarrow builds community relationships with special Age UK Charity Lunch

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Silver medal at prestigious national final for EKC Student

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Double nomination for newly formed EKC Group

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EKC Group to be represented by eight students at WorldSkills UK National Finals

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EKC Group achieves Matrix Assessment

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EKC Group backs national Love Our Colleges campaign

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Group becomes new Maths Centre for Excellence

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Teaching recruitment event - Construction

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Group deliver social action

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Students vote on Students' Union President

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Summit aims to build skills for the future

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Teachers win at Kent Teacher Awards

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Former Governor awarded MBE

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EKC Group appoint Schools Executive Director

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EKC Group sponsors student engineer

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Lecturer recognised for technology innovation

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