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DN Colleges Group World Skills Educators Have Been Selected


Posted: 14th December 2020

Five staff members across Doncaster College and North Lindsey College have been selected to represent DN Colleges Group as WorldSkills Educators. This fantastic opportunity came about after the Group were selected out of 85 other colleges’ applications to be a WorldSkills UK Centre of Excellence.

Staff members from Doncaster College include Simon Barton who is a Hospitality & Catering tutor, Jade Pinder an Engineering tutor and Sam Thorpe – Aiken who is a Beauty tutor.

The DN Colleges team are signed-up to working with the WorldSkills UK High Performance Skills Coaches for three years with training starting in the new year. The team across both sites will be assigned mentors to work with, who are all experienced WorldSkills UK Training Managers. They will capture learnings from international competitions and use these to coach and mentor the tutors who will pass their knowledge on to their students, ensuring they perform to international high standards of excellence in their skills.

Sam said, “By undertaking the World Skills Educators programme, I am hoping to further develop my skills to inspire my learners and raise their aspirations to drive their success in their chosen career. I am very passionate about training our learners to a high standard and providing them with all of the necessary skills to accomplish their goals”.