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Award winning Social Entrepreneur Claudine Reid MBE, has been at the helm of a multi-award winning Social Enterprise for over 25 years providing essential services to enhance and transform communities.

Claudine is a certified leadership coach, trainer and speaker with the world-renowned John Maxwell Team.

In addition to this role, she has served as a Government advisor, Chair & Vice Chair of Governors of 4 schools and colleges, Community Consultant for faith communities and former Social Entrepreneur in residence for Kingston University supporting the university to add value to students using the vehicle of social enterprise.

Claudine’s International work includes Mentoring women in leadership roles in developing countries.

More recently Claudine was appointed to Chair the Committee for Black Business Owners at Lloyds Banking Group – one of the oldest Financial Institutions in the UK.

Commenting on her appointment as a Croydon College Governor, Claudine said, “I believe Education is a key component to the structure of a progressive and inclusive society. As a local employer I wanted to contribute to the strategic leadership of the College and in particular, listen to the voice of the students in order to add value as well as enable and encourage opportunities.”

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Croydon College at Skills London 2022

Croydon College at Skills London 2022

On the 25th and 26th November, staff from the Apprenticeship Team at Croydon College attended Skills London at the Excel Centre. Skills London is the largest job and careers event for 14- to 24-year-olds. This was a great opportunity to showcase the education and...

Feras Masraf – Planning for the Future

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Business Administrator Level 3 Apprentice, Feras Masraf, returned to Croydon College to give us an update on what he has been up to. Hi Feras, why did you decide to do an apprenticeship? I decided to do an apprenticeship because I wanted to learn whilst I was earning...

Apprenticeship Employer Event

Apprenticeship Employer Event

It has always been important to us to have regular check-ins with our apprentice’s employers to keep them involved in their progress and to update us on any concerns. It is also essential that the apprentice’s development and any areas they excel in are communicated,...

English Students Participate in the Big Writing Challenge

English Students Participate in the Big Writing Challenge

On the 18 November, English students at Croydon College took part in the London Metropolitan University’s ‘Big Writing Challenge’. This was a great opportunity for the students to express their imagination through their words. During the competition, students were...