Conservatoire for Dance and Drama (CDD) receives Gold in Teaching Excellence Framework

The TEF awards are published by HEFCE on behalf of the Department for Education in England, using a wide range of official data assessed by an independent panel of experts including academics, students and employer representatives. The TEF aims to measure excellence in teaching quality, the learning environment and the educational and professional outcomes achieved by students.

The Conservatoire – comprising Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Central School of Ballet, LAMDA, London Contemporary Dance School, National Centre for Circus Arts, Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Rambert School, and RADA – is one of 45 mainstream universities and colleges to be awarded Gold out of the 138 who entered the TEF.

The award follows the outcome of the HEFCE review of specialist institutions in 2016, which confirmed the Conservatoire as a provider of world-leading teaching.

The CDD has been ranked 4th among the mainstream universities and colleges across the UK in an analysis of the data done by the Times Higher Education. A similar table by puts the CDD 9th.

Here at LAMDA we are hugely pleased with the recognition this award gives to our teaching staff, the quality of our learning environment and the achievements of our graduates. We are determined to continue offering our students excellence in these areas and beyond. Three cheers!

Read the article on Times Higher Education here.
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Read the full statement from the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama here.

Published on 23 June 2017.

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