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Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted)

HLNSC has a ‘good’ Ofsted rating (2022). Ofsted is a non-ministerial department that inspects and regulates services providing education and skills for learners of all ages. They also inspect and regulate services that care for children and young people. Read more 

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Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education

The QAA is an independent charity working to benefit students and higher education, and one of the world’s experts in quality assurance. The QAA works with governments, agencies and institutions globally to benefit UK higher education. Read more 

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Landex, or ‘Land Based Colleges Aspiring to Excellence’, is the membership organisation representing specialist, land based colleges and universities. To qualify for membership the provider must deliver significant volumes of education and training in land based occupational areas. Read more 

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The STEM foundation is a charity that supports improvements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, delivers STEM-assured accreditation, offers CPD in innovation and new and emerging technologies and more. To achieve STEM Assured status, education providers are assessed against a robust framework that benchmarks their capability to design and deliver STEM courses that keep page with emerging technology and evolving needs of employers. Read more  

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Midlands Engine Investment Fund

The MEIF provides commercially focused finance through small business loans, debt finance, proof of concept and equity finance funds. It aims to transform the finance landscape for smaller businesses in the Midlands and to support the region to achieve economic growth through enterprise. Read more  

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TEF Silver

The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) is a system for recognising excellent teaching in higher education. HLNSC has achieved a Silver rating, meaning that it delivers high quality teaching and exceeds the national quality control for learning. Read more 

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matrix Standard

The matrix Standard is the Department for Education (DfE) standard for ensuring the delivery of highquality information, advice and guidance. The DfE supports the matrix Standard as the quality framework for accrediting information, advice and guidance contracts including the National Careers Service, its subcontractors and other services delivered on behalf of the Education Skills Funding Agency. Read more 

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