Barking and Dagenham College students graduate from environmental volunteering programme
- Credit: Barking and Dagenham College
Students from Barking and Dagenham College have graduated from an environmental volunteering programme.
The students, aged between 16 and 24-years-old, took part in community projects including maintaining Barking Park and Eastbrookend Park, litter picking, trimming bushes and maintaining the grounds of Valence House Museum in Dagenham.
The six-month, full-time vInspired Eco Talent volunteering programme aims to develop skills which will either help students land a job or get into further study.
The students celebrated at The Swan, located at Shakespeare’s Globe. The event was held on Friday.
Tutor Teressa Brantlova said: “It was an excellent celebration of all their hard work and achievements.
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“Lots of parents came to support them - they were so proud. It was great to see.”
Barking and Dagenham College, which has 12,500 students, offers technical and professional training which could help students land university places.
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