In light of recent events concerning an online recording expressing views which do not reflect the values of Newham College, and in the best interests of the College, the Board of Governors has agreed with the Principal, Denise Brown-Sackey, that she will take a leave of absence, pending an independent investigation into recent allegations.
Newham College's focus remains unwaveringly on its learners. We are proud of our reputation as a leading college and a fair employer, not least as the only FE College in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index top 100, and will continue to make this the focus of our work.
Our Political Correspondent gives an update as the controversy surrounding Newham College continues to swell
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ITV News has been told the scandal at Newham College in East London could be investigated by an official government body.