RACC has won several awards for its work over recent years. An explanation of the significance of each award is given below:
The 'OUTSTANDING' quality and reputation of Richmond Adult Community College was confirmed with the result of the Ofsted Inspection which took place during the week of the 17th - 21st May 2010.
Receiving the highest rating of ‘Outstanding’ in the rigorous inspection, RACC is recognised as one of the top colleges in the UK.
Learning and Skills Beacon Status recognises excellent institutions that deliver high quality teaching and learning and are well led and managed to share that good practice with others. RACC is required to disseminate on its three areas of specialism which are employer engagement, adult learning and community outreach on a national basis.
Organisations who are entitled to use this logo make five commitments regarding the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled people. These commitments ensure that disabled people are supported by employers and treated fairly at every stage of their selection and employment.
Our EFL (English as a Foreign Language) courses are approved by the British Council.
Richmond Adult Community College has been accredited with the Go Green Richmond upon Thames Advanced Award for green initiatives at its Clifden Centre in the use of energy, recycling water and waste and greener travel. The Clifden site carbon footprint has been reduced by 26% with the installation of new boilers
The IQER of RACC’s HE provision was carried out in May 2011 by the QAA (Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education) with an outcome of full confidence in the academic standards and quality of learning opportunities in the HE provision offered by the College.
Click here to read the review.