The Derby College Group is accountable for meeting the necessities of its community, both business and civic.
DCG plays a pivotal role in providing academic, vocational, and technical education in Derby and Derbyshire, as well as the wider Midlands region. Responsible for generating the future talent required by businesses, DCG ensures that the local workforce is equipped with the abilities, education, attitudes, and behaviors that employers require to compete in a challenging economic environment. The provision is driven by market intelligence, local priorities, and economic necessaries and through strategic discussion with key employers and stakeholders, including the Local Enterprise Partnership.
Accessible education occasions, enriching lives, creating bright futures
The Group provides an excellent learning experience to thousands of students every year, enabling them to develop and progress successfully to the next stage of their lives; be that advancement to further study including higher education and university, the world of work, or founding their own business, career progression, independent living and to contribute as positive, socially mobile citizens. It is no longer acceptable just to celebrate the certificate. We need to ensure that all our students not only arrive at their intended destination but also that they are prepared for success. Our strategic ambitions remain resolutely focused on providing educational excellence, championing social mobility, and enabling economic prosperity. Our aspiration is to create accessible educational opportunities that enrich the lives of all our students, delight our employers and stakeholders and positively effect the communities, we serve, enabling the city of Derby, the county, and the area to thrive.