Vacancy: St Albans CVS Chief Executive
Thursday, May 16, 2013
CVS St Albans is seeking to recruit a new Chief Executive who can develop and sustainRead More...
cross sector relationships, build on the success of the organisation, and take it forward into the future.
If you think you have what it takes to be an outstanding chief executive, please apply by 5pm on Tuesday, 4th June 2013.
Report on Third Sector Learning and Skills
Monday, April 15, 2013
The BIS report was published on Friday 12th April 2013.
Funded by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and delivered by a partnership of the Third Sector National Learning Alliance (TSNLA), Skills-Third Sector, NIACE, Fairtrain, HOLEX and the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), the research set out to examine how the Third Sector can play a full role in learning and skills and in meeting wider government objectives.
The research, which included a literature review, quantitative provider survey, focus groups and a statistical analysis of learner and provider records held by the Skills Funding Agency has been the largest study into the third sector and has provided a significant and rich source of evidence.
Sarah Elliott from HTDC attended the NIACE Focus Group for Third Sector Learning Consortia as part of this exercise.Read More...
Adult Learners Week
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Runs from 18th - 24th May 2013.Read More...
A great chance to offer tasters to encourage participation in lifelong learning.
Adult Learners' Week - How to Run an Event
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Adult Learners Week (18th - 24th May) is a great time to run an event, tasters or a celebration to raise the profile of your learning opportunities and to attract new learners.Read More...
New HTDC Project to Develop Employability Skills Programmes
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
HTDC working in partnership with Hertfordshire Adult and Family Learning Service (HAFLS) has been awarded funding from the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS). The project - Hertfordshire Employability Skills Provider Improvement Programme (HESPIP for short) is to support voluntary sector providers of training for the unemployed to analyse and improve their training and the outcomes delivered for learners.Read More...
HTDC VCS Training Programme - Winter 2013
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Check out the Courses Directory to access a wide range of training for staff, volunteers and trustees taking place from January 2013.Read More...
Key Post Recruitment for TLI Hertfordshire
Friday, September 14, 2012
A Business Development Manager is being recruited to set up Herts Community Solutions - the social enterprise being established under the Transforming Local Infrastructure programme in the county. The application deadline is 12 noon on Monday 1st October.Read More...
Consultation on Further Education Workforce
Tuesday, May 01, 2012
The Interim Report for BIS proposes changes to the current PTLLS, CTLLS and
DTLLS qualifications and to the Institute for Learning (IFL).
The government recently launched a consultation into the revocation of the
further education workforce regulations. Lord Lingfield’s interim report on
professionalism recommends that initial teacher training (ITT) should be
optional for new teachers and trainers entering the sector, who would need to
gain only a preparatory award as part of an induction process in their first
Being a qualified teacher would be optional. Most teachers and trainers enter
the FE sector from non-teaching backgrounds in commerce and industry, and are
currently required to attain ITT qualifications and Qualified Teacher Learning
and Skills (QTLS) status. The interim report recommends revoking the 2007
regulations that require this.
Download the Interim Report. Read More...
National Careers Service opens
Monday, April 23, 2012
The new National Careers Service aims to provide phone and online advice to 370,000 young people and face to face advice to 700,000 adults.Read More...
Hertfordshire's Voluntary Sector is Awarded Major Project
Tuesday, March 06, 2012
A partnership of 17 organisations that provide support services for voluntary and community groups in the county has been awarded funding to modernise and develop the way in which those services are delivered. The £600,000 18 month project, with the working title“Herts TNT”, will be led by Hertfordshire Community Foundation.Read More...