175 years of shaping smarter learning
Watch – 175 years of shaping smarter learning
As we mark this occasion, we’re recognising the contributions of our fantastic partners, collaborators, leaders, colleagues, educators and employers that have helped us get to where we are today, through shaping smarter learning and helping to impact the lives of millions of learners.
"NCFE works with great pride and integrity and care about this region and the skills of the people who live here, values that are equally as important to us as a Chamber. A huge congratulations to NCFE for reaching this incredible milestone!” – Michelle Wilcox, Senior Large Business Engagement Manager, North East England Chamber of Commerce
“NCFE has such a rich and long history of delivering social impact via education and skills. 175 years is such an amazing achievement to be delivering literally life-changing services to learners and communities. They’ve been providing 'levelling up' via education and skills since 1848 – I can't quite get my head around that! Talk about being cutting edge.” – Gavin O'Meara, CEO and Founder, FE News
“Our centre has worked with NCFE CACHE for over 20 years. During this time, our learners have benefited from the innovative range of qualifications which reflect their requirements. The support from every member of the NCFE team has been unwavering – the specialist staff go the extra mile and always put the learner first. ” – Liz Tulloch, Teacher in Early Years Education and Care, Bodmin College
In the last year:
We've worked with over 4,500 providers
We've certificated more than 375,000 learners
We've supported 6,000 apprentices to complete EPA
175 years of research and insight
To mark our anniversary, we’ve created a new Sector Spotlight series of reports that explore the current and future skills challenges across different sectors.
Alongside skills gaps and demand data, the reports feature contributions from sector experts, as well as the voices of those working on the frontline of their respective fields.
Our reports – which focus on the landscapes of the further education (FE), social care, early years and digital sectors - can be downloaded now.
Our areas of expertise
Since 1848, we’ve established ourselves as a leader in vocational and technical learning – one that serves to support learners from all backgrounds, of all ages, and who aspire to progress within a variety of different sectors. Find out more about our products, which have been shaped by almost two centuries of expertise:
You can also read our latest news, research, opinion pieces and more by visiting our Media Centre.