For course information call 020 8090 3020 www.barkingdagenhamcollege.ac.uk8TeachingOur facilities are among the best in the country and in 2007 Ofsted inspectors judged the College to be "excellent in meeting local needs and ensuring that provision is readily accessible to all learners". We invest in extensive individual learning support services such as one-to-one tuition to assist with reading or maths.AlumniWe are well known for developing the stars of the future. Our School of Performing Arts is located in Barking's multi-million pound theatre, the Broadway. It has a state-of-the-art 350-seat auditorium, specialist rehearsal rooms, a music technology studio and a recording studio. Oscar nominee Marianne Jean-Baptiste, and actors Idris Elba and Russell Tovey are all alumni.Promoting Equality, Valuing DiversityWe celebrate and value the diversity of all our learners and staff. We are inclusive and all of our buildings are fully accessible to people with disabilities or mobility restrictions. We respect diversity and difference, and encourage good relations between people of different ethnic and faith groups. "excellent in meeting local needs and ensuring that provision is readily accessible to all learners."OFSTED 2007Our commitment to equality of opportunity is set out in our Equality and Diversity Policy. This is achieved through practical targets in our Development Plan and we monitor equality data to ensure that we meet them.
9Personalised Learner Support ServicesWe offer a personalised approach to all our learners, signposting them to the appropriate service that will help them to achieve their learning goals. You will have access to an Opportunities Coach, who will work with you to help you take responsibility for your own learning and development as well as your career goals. The College is one of the few in the country to have invested in Motivational Dialogue Techniques because we know they work. The following personalised support services are available within the College: l careers guidance l information, advice and guidance on applying for courses l financial support l counselling l library and study support l individual mentoringl motivational coaching l youthworker and Student Union support