Funding pot for plastics training runs out early
- Fury over four-week job promise. Higgs, Lauren // Children & Young People Now;3/16/2010, p1
The article reports on the new guidance published by the Learning and Skills Council regarding the required weeks for training providers to get their payment in Great Britain. It states that providers are mandated to provide employees with one or two months of training before working with job...
- Learning on the job. Hemsley, Steve // Human Resources (09648380);Sep2009, p50
The article focuses on work-based learning (WBL), funded by the Learning & Skills Council, designed to train employees in Great Britain. It states that WBL involves a series of stretch-modules that leads to an academic qualification from a higher-education institution. According to Deborah...
- EEF calls skills funding reforms into question. Churchard, Claire // People Management;2/25/2010, p11
The article reports that the Engineering Employers Federation (EEF) is questioning the efforts of the British government to reform the Skill Funding Agency (SFA). Tom Radley, EEF director of policy, stated in his letter that the government is appointing officials of the agency who are current...
- Cash bonus for employers. Gaunt, Catherine // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);8/27/2009, Vol. 109 Issue 4184, p3
The article reports on the employers' incentive scheme being offered for all Level 2 and 3 apprenticeships undertaken in early years and children's care by Suffolk, England-based People and Business Development (PBD) under its Early Years Training starting August 2009. PBD director Ross Midgley...
- Untitled. // Adults Learning;Dec2009, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p6
The article focuses on a report about the nine regional conferences on "Learning for Work: Employability and Adults with Disabilities," released by the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) and the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE). It discusses the main points during the...
- UP AND RUNNING: Open Door, West Midlands. // Regeneration & Renewal;11/2/2009, p6
The article offers information on the launch of Open Door program in West Midlands, England at the end of summer 2009. The program aims to help housing association residents in the region to get jobs and new skills with the partnership among five housing associations including the Black Country...
- Viewpoint... Skills reform wranglings. Hopley, Lee // Personnel Today;9/15/2009, p9
The article presents the author's comments on the issues related to the reorganization of the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) in Great Britain.
- TRAINING CHANGES. // Professional Manager;Mar2010, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p17
The article reports on the changes made on the Government's flagship skills programme by the Learning and Skills Council in Great Britain.
- WHAT'S ON THE WEB. // Building Design;7/3/2009, Issue 1875, p2
The article offers information related to building design such as the 2009 Carbuncle Cup for the designs of buildings and the 13 college projects that will received cash after the collapse of the Learning & Skills Council (LSC).