Investor Members

The TSNLA has two levels of membership – General (which is free) and Investor (by annual subscription).  Investor members come from around the country and include a range of expertise and experience.

Current Investor Members are:


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ELATT Connected Learning is an award-winning educational charity which has supported hundreds of disadvantaged East Londoners into employment and better lives since 1984. We work across London in some of the most deprived communities of the city, offering a whole person approach to skills, personal development, digital inclusion and employment.


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HCF Training and Development, based in Hatfield, is part of Hertfordshire Community Foundation. We provide workforce development and capacity building for the voluntary and community sector, and we train adult tutors (Level 3 Award in Education & Training). We’ve led a number of projects to support adult learning providers – most recently the Big Lottery Programme Development project.


Action West London


Action West London works with unemployed adults, young people not in employment, education or training (NEETs); young offenders, adult offenders, lone parents, refugees, older people, BMER individuals, women, and people with mental health needs. It has centres in the London Borough of Ealing but also delivers services in Hounslow, Hammersmith and Fulham, Brent and other West London boroughs. Its mission is 'Changing lives through Employment, Education and Enterprise'

The focus of work is to help disadvantaged individuals improve their lives through providing employment, education and enterprise activities. Action West London delivers DWP/SFA 'payment by results' employment, education and training contracts, grant funded programmes and social enterprise projects (e.g. Acton Street market). Its services cover ESOL, English, IT, Functional  Skills, Employability,  business start- up, social enterprise, and 'soft skills'.


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Enable is the Voluntary and Community Sector Learning and Skill Consortium serving the East Midlands. We enable the Voluntary and Community Sector to support the sustainable economic development of their communities through services that address local learning, skills and employment needs.


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London Learning Consortium is a Community Interest Company that works with VCS and other learning and skills delivery partners for the benefit of communities and businesses across London. Our members represent the City’s most disadvantaged groups. LLC provides bespoke learning, skills and support to London employers, employees and residents.


V Learning Net


V-Learning Net is a consortium for partners within the Third Sector in Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver high quality in-house training for hard to reach and high risk learners, and work to enable the Third Sector to deliver quality training and teacher development, by providing sustainable funding.



Open Doors International Language School specialises in teaching ESOL and Functional Skills to non-native English speakers and offers courses in general English, IELTS and the Trinity B1 SELT exam.

Our Teacher Training department trains teachers in the CertTESOL and DipTESOL and we also run a level 3 Community Interpreters course. 




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Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation (GMCVO) is the voluntary sector support organisation for Greater Manchester. We promote a strong, diverse and influential voluntary sector and work with others to influence policy. As an infrastructure support organisation, our engagement is delivered through a range of projects and thematic networks and services.


Humber Learning Consortium

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Humber Learning Consortium (HLC) is a management and quality hub for learning and skills providers across the Humber and Yorkshire. We provide a “single port of call” so that funders can engage efficiently and effectively with our delivery partners and in particular, with voluntary organisations, in order to reach disadvantaged learners.


Learning Consortium


The Learning Consortium supports VCS organisations across Derbyshire to deliver high quality learning and development opportunities for their staff, volunteers, clients and learners. We also provide information, training and support across the East Midlands on learning and development policy, practice and quality assurance around the learning and skills agenda.



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Swarthmore is the largest third sector provider of learning and skills in the city of Leeds. We have an innovative, exciting and varied curriculum offer and a dedicated, highly qualified staff team. Swarthmore is a beacon of opportunity and a symbol of hope within a diverse community inspiring lives through learning, friendship and fun within a commitment to equality of opportunity.


Westward Pathfinder


Westward Pathfinder is based in Barnstable, Devon. We deliver a combination of information, advice and guidance, skills training and back to work support to over 3,000 disadvantaged learners annually from a network of 5 learning centres across Devon and Torbay.  Our adult learning includes Life and Living Skills, Employability, Functional Skills and Digital Inclusion which we combine with our Welfare to Work provision to provide an individualised programme for each learner.


Campaign for Learning

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The Campaign for Learning works to create opportunities and provide support for learning in families and communities, workplaces and schools that leads to positive change. Key elements of our work are national promotion campaigns (including Learning at Work Week and the Family Learning Festival), projects, policy and advocacy, practitioner networks, research, events, consultancy and publications.




VOLA is a consortium of Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Sector service providers operating in Liverpool City Region.  The consortium exists to provide a formal structure for supporting the VCSE sector in relation to learning, skills, employment support and criminal justice services in the area.


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The WEA is an adult education charity providing part-time courses and educational opportunities for all adults. Courses are organised by regional staff along with a wide variety of community organisations, schools and charities. We are distinguished by the extensive roles played by volunteers, from governance through to classroom support.

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Friends Centre is an independent adult education organisation and charity based in Brighton. We offer daytime and evening courses in Arts & Crafts, Creative Writing, English, ESOL, Health & Happiness, History, Information Technology, Modern Foreign Languages and Personal Professional Development. We serve over 1,100 learners each year at our two main learning centres in Brighton at Isetta Square and Ivory Place and in a range of community venues, including children’s centres and community hubs based on estates in the east of the city.


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Social Enterprise Kent

CITE for Jobs

Volunteer Centre Broxbourne

Learning Curve