Commenting on the recent publication of 2020-21 college sector key performance indicators released by the Scottish Funding Council, Fiona Hyslop MSP for Linlithgow Constituency and Angela Constance MSP for Almond Valley have congratulated West Lothian College on having delivered significantly above its credit targets and having the highest rate of student success of all fifteen regional colleges across Scotland
Fiona Hyslop said,
“This Report sets out important recognition of the quality of teaching and learning taking place at West Lothian College and I congratulate all the staff at the College under the strong leadership of the Principal, Jackie Galbraith. I am in regular contact with Jackie and so am aware of the substantial commitment and successes of those studying and working at West Lothian College. These figures also show that West Lothian College is well placed to deal with the demands of an increasing population and growing economy in West Lothian.“
Angela Constance Commented,
“West Lothian College has proved yet again how responsive it is to local student needs delivering positive results and in many respects it is a leading College in Scotland. I am very proud of the role the College plays in improving the life chances of young people and those returning to education, as well as ensuring our local economy has the skilled workforce it needs. I pay tribute to all those involved in their efforts and commitment to students that is evident in this Report.”
Report in Full:
West Lothian College delivered significantly above its credit target (106.26%) - the highest proportionate over delivery on the sector. Seven out of fifteen regional colleges failed to meet their targets.
In terms of overall success (including full and part time enrolments), West Lothian had the highest rate of student success of all fifteen regional colleges at 80.2%.
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