The Grimsby Institute Group is one of England’s largest providers of Further and Higher Education.

With a rich history of developing innovative training and education solutions for the community, the Group comprises of the Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education, University Centre Grimsby, Yorkshire Coast College in Scarborough, Lincolnshire Regional College in Skegness.

About the Grimsby Institute Group

The Grimsby Institute Group

Find out more about Lincolnshire Regional College, Career6, The Academy Grimsby, The Grimsby Institute, University Centre Grimsby, Workforce Skills, Yorkshire Coast College

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The Grimsby Institute was incorporated in 1994 and is controlled by a Corporation. The Corporation has ultimate responsibility for the success of the Grimsby Institute Group and is supported by the Senior Management Team.
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Principals Message

Chief Executive's Message

I am delighted to be able to welcome you to The Grimsby Institute Group. This website has been designed to introduce you to the Grimsby Institute Group. Throughout this site you will find a range of information on what we offer.

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Senior Management Team

Senior Management Team

The Team is a key driver for the strategic growth and is a focal point for the co-ordination of the Grimsby Institute Group businesses.
Strategic Objectives

Strategic Plan

The Grimsby Institute Group has set out strategic objectives along with a vision and mission statement.
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Grimsby Institue Policies


This section will give you access to the Grimsby Institute Group’s policies that covers all of the groups businesses.
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At the Grimsby Institute Group we inspire our learners through an exciting range of programmes and partnerships that directly involve them in a wide range of community projects, whether that's construction learners taking part in community restoration, engineering learners working with conservation groups or creative arts learners performing in the region's leading venues.

Our partnerships with community organisations are an integral part of our business and the Grimsby Institute Group, with campuses based in Grimsby, Scarborough and Skegness, are actively engaged with key groups and organisations, aiming to make significant contributions to the development of communities within which we are based.
We believe that by working closely with employers in our region we can offer our learners unprecedented access to the industries and sectors that will one day become their places of work.

Education needs to become more employer responsive if we are to ensure the workforce of the future has the skills that industry needs.

Whether you are a sole trader or work for a multi- national organisation, as a Business Professor you will be leading the way and helping us to give our young people the chances they deserve.

Continue reading about our Business Professor Scheme or register your interest in becoming a Business Professor.
Teaching, Learning and Assessment across the Grimsby Institute Group (GIG)
Our Further and Higher Education Teaching and Learning Policy
The GIGs Policy matches the standards set out in the Common Inspection Framework (2012), which includes:
  • Learning Walks – acceptable standards visits by the Principal, SMT and Leadership Group
  • Linking of observation to the Performance Management System
  • Support provided for teaching and learning staff to achieve an improvement of at least one grade at re-observation within six weeks
  • Supported by annual updating of Observers
Further Education Coaches and Higher Education Fellows
The GIG has invested heavily in Coaches and Fellows to deliver training to meet the teaching and learning needs of staff. They provide support for staff and lead on addressing priorities from Self Assessment Reports. Fellows also support individual and school achievement of scholarship targets as identified in the Higher Education Teaching, Learning and Scholarship Strategy. Both submit impact reports to the Quality Improvement and Curriculum and Quality Committees.

The Higher Education Observation Process
The GIG recognises the different requirements of Higher Education Teaching and Learning aligned to the UK professional standards for teaching in Higher Education (UKPSF, 2011). The observation process regularly reviews:
  • The accuracy and completeness of published information
  • Student feedback on teaching and learning via questionnaires
  • Research, scholarship and professional practice to support teaching

The Dissemination of Good Practice in Teaching, Learning and Scholarship
Wikis are used as an online forum for staff to submit examples of excellence in teaching, learning, assessment and scholarship for information and good practice across the GIG.

Recognising Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Scholarship
The GIGs first annual Student-led Teaching and Supporting Learning Awards were held in 2012 led by 2011/12 Higher Education students. Students decided upon categories and voted using the interactive student Wiki.

Assessment Policy
The GIG Assessment policy outlines the principles of fair assessment and brings together a range of procedures relating to assessment including a robust moderation procedure, student assessment appeals procedure, recognition of prior learning (RPL) procedure, appeals procedure and malpractice procedure.
Future Improvements
The GIG strives for excellence and is always working towards achieving an Outstanding status from Ofsted. To achieve this goal, the Group intends to make greater use of its peer partner arrangement, further embed E-Learning through full implementation of the E-Learning Strategy and continue to utilise the Centralised Teaching & Learning and Reward & Recognition Strategies.

Download our Further Education Teaching Learning and Assessment Strategy here
Download our Elearning Strategy here

Financial Statement
To download a PDF of our Financial Statement please click here, you will require a PDF reader to view this document.

A PDF reader can be obtained from ADOBE on the following link, The Grimsby Institute Group can not accept any responsibility for third part downloads and users need to read and accept the terms of the providers website.
Erasmus charter for Higher Education
To download a PDF of our Erasmus charter for Higher Education please click here, you will require a PDF reader to view this document.

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