Who are we?

The Devon Colleges Group launched in 2016 and comprises large, successful colleges, individually and collectively characterised as:

  • high-quality, responsive and efficient education and training organisations, each judged by Ofsted as delivering ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ provision 

  • strong and well established centres of technical, professional and academic expertise, employing some 3,000 highly qualified, professional staff

  • fully aligned with the region’s strategic and economic priorities - working together to secure the right outcomes for individuals and the economy

  • providing for our local and regional communities with an impact on the region of nearly £1bn per annum

  • dynamic and responsive, with a fundamental core purpose to work closely with employers, individuals and parents to develop the best key education and skills pathways to employment and higher education 

  • supporting over 5,000 apprentices each year with high-quality technical learning and guidance

  • enjoying strong local and national reputations and high status within the further education and wider education sectors 

  • sustaining good or outstanding financial health and delivering excellent value for public investment

  • providing significant learner choice, recognising the importance that our customers place on the curriculum we offer, its location and how we best deliver it

  • offering university-level education to over 3,200 students.