As a successful not-for-profit business, NOCN provides excellent value for money, with low overheads and the reinvestment of surplus back into the business, resulting in competitive prices and excellent quality.

NOCN is a registered charity (1079785) - operating not-for-profit and investing income back into the organisation - with the following objectives:

The advancement of education of the public in one or more of the following ways:

  • By promoting and widening participation in education and training including for those people who have previously been excluded from educational opportunities.
  • By improving the quality and flexibility of educational provision for the public benefit, including for those people who have previously been excluded from educational opportunities; and
  • By improving access for learning opportunities and facilitating progression to further learning, employment and higher education particularly through the award of credit and credit-based qualifications.

NOCN strives every day to deliver services in line with these aims. It also supports projects and provides services which specifically meet these objectives, including:

  • The AoC Student Photographic Competition
  • Pathways to Adulthood Study Programme
  • UNDP Bangladesh
  • The Festival of Learning
  • Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)

We’re committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and were the first awarding organisation to achieve a Leader in Diversity award.

Leaders in Diversity

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