May edition of Policy in your Pocket out now!
The latest TSNLA monthly policy briefing called Policy in your Pocket is now out. It contains summary information and links to everything that is going on in the world of adult education policy and funding, plus details of free resources and opportunities for development.
The current issue is May 2018, and it includes:
AEB update, including the new man in charge, and an under-spend update
FE & Skills System Report
Replacement needed for ESF
Review of FE Funding
Last chance for functional skills consultation
CIPD report on job quality
Other news in brief, including Resolution Foundation research on return to work programmes; Is vocational education fit for purpose?; ESOL funding; FE teacher training good – but numbers are falling; Are you ready for the new GDPR regulations?; Congratulations to TSNLA member London Learning Consortium; Employer Social Mobility pledge; Consultation on Labour’s National Education Service; Learning at Work Week; Festival of Learning; National Numeracy Day; Quick Reads; Quit Lit; Voices of the FE Sector: the purpose of the FE sector now
Focus on Funding, Resources & Events, including TSNLA/ETF Continuing Professional Development Bursary Scheme; ForSkills free workshops; Better World Books Literacy Grants; Flexible Learning Fund – winners announced; Free e-book: Mainstreaming Marginalized Adults: The Transformation of Adult Basic Education in the United States