The Microsoft Showcase College status recognises and celebrates outstanding practice in our use of technology to enhance and improve the teaching and learning experience for both our learners and teachers.
We are currently embarking on a digital transformation journey and are excited by the prospect of providing our learners a 21st century teaching and learning experience. Our vision is to become a sector leading Beacon College for the innovative use of learning technologies, whilst empowering our learners to become productive, active and responsible digital citizens as well as improving their life chances with future-ready skills.
We are intent on delivering a high quality, digitally enhanced, curriculum and want to empower both our staff and learners with the skills to thrive in the digital world. Our strategy is to instil a “growth mindset” in the way we work and learn. Key to this is embedding the 21st century skills of:
City of Westminster College has already been recognised for improving the learner voice and was highlighted globally in a case study by Microsoft called ‘What is Voice?’ The college values and celebrates the learners’ voice. We endeavour to consistently explore innovative ways of amplifying this voice and reflect this in the way we approach, deliver and improve our teaching, learning and assessment.
City of Westminster College has also been recognised by Microsoft for successfully helping students and teachers collaborate and succeed with online tools using the full range of tools within the Office 365 suite.
City of Westminster College is on a continuous journey of self-improvement and will aim to be at the forefront of innovation and change in Further Education that will empower and transform both our teachers’ and students’ lives. We want to cultivate a culture of creativity and are foremost a learning organisation and it is imperative we embed within our ethos the message that trying is paramount, and we do not dismiss failure since we recognise that failure is part of the journey to success and it is where growth and learning can be found.
City of Westminster College is very proud to be a Microsoft Showcase College and we join them in their mission to empower every learner and every teacher to achieve more.