Welcome to the website for Colleges West Midlands. Colleges West Midlands is a formal strategic partnership of 20 colleges, including all colleges within the West Midlands Combined Authority area. We work together to support skills development across our regions, responding as a single voice to new initiatives and government reforms.

Developing a highly collaborative approach our ambition is to drive up the skills base in our regions, contributing to increased economic prosperity, social cohesion and inward investment.

If you are interested in becoming a member of Colleges West Midlands please contact: Lowell Williams Chair, Colleges West Midlands, email address: lowell.williams@btinternet.com, tel no: 07728 499728.

Suite of FREE Online Teaching Resources
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Reignite Your Future
A Regional Skills Recovery Programme has been set up across the West Midlands to help you to refresh and redevelop your skills!
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West Midlands has no plans to claw back AEB funds

14th May 2021
Exclusive: West Midlands Combined Authority says it doesn’t see the need to raise threshold on adult education delivery Further education providers in the West Midlands will not see a clawback on devolved adult education funding, the director of skills and productivity at West Midlands Combined Authority, Julie Nugent has said.  In early April,…

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CWM Feature on BBC National News

3rd March 2021

Great item on BBC News on the coordinated work of colleges across the West Midlands in response to the pandemic – ‘the pandemic has left many at a career crossroads – the hope lies in building confidence & skills for the future’ Lewis Cooper Director  ‎Independent Commission on the College…

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