Newham College of Further Education

http://www.newham.ac.uk

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IT ISN'T ONLY the students who learn at Newham College of Further Education — teachers and support staff say the job is good for their personal growth, too, which earns the college a top 35 ranking position among all 75 public sector organisations in this list. The college gives employees 35 hours of training a year, at a cost of about £600 each. Subjects range from office skills and time management to challenging behaviour and diversity. The 553-strong workforce says training is of great benefit (66%, ranking sixth among mid-sized bodies). They only have to look to the senior management team for examples of career progression, with 10 people having worked their way up from other positions. Staff say the experience they gain from their job is valuable (73%). A top score of 79% shows that staff at the east London college believe they can make a difference in the organisation, and they say they can make a valuable contribution to its success, giving a top five score of 80%. www.newham.ac.uk

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My Company

57% of staff agreed

I am excited about where this organisation is going

Employees at Newham College of Further Education are recognised for their efforts in numerous ways including a professional effectiveness scheme where successful employees can receive one-off payments of £500. People who show exceptional loyalty are also rewarded with additional holiday entitlement after 5 and 10 years and a £250 payment for 25 years service.

Personal Growth

87% of staff agreed

I feel I can make a difference in this organisation

Any employee who wishes to undertake a course through the college is entitled to do so completely free of charge regardless of the subject or its relevance to their role within the College. This is in addition to a range of other development practices which includes classroom related training, time management and office skills as well as knowledge sharing through forums and groups throughout the College.

My Team

80% of staff agreed

The experience I gain from this job is valuable for my future

Employees are able to meet with the Principal at regular ‘meet the Principal' focus groups where people are given the opportunity to ask him direct questions on a range of topics. The Principal also welcomes feedback through e-mail or the college intranet system and ensures that all employees are kept well informed of any developments or changes through consultation meetings.

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