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  1. Invitation: case studies of digital skills CPD and delivery in Voluntary and Community Sector and Family and Community Learning providers

      Invitation: case studies of digital skills CPD and delivery in Voluntary and Community Sector and Family and Community Learning providers   Recent research into Voluntary and Community Sector (VCSE) and Family and Community learning… Read More
  2. Xmas 2017 Policy in your Pocket published

    The Xmas edition of Policy in your Pocket briefing has been published. In the Xmas 2017 issue you will find:   DfE Social Mobility Plan  Future of Skills & Lifelong Learning Report AEB Devolution Apprenticeships T-Level… Read More
  3. November Policy in your Pocket update out now!

    The November 2017 issue of Policy in your Pocket is now out!  It's a bumper edition, and  includes:   ·       A Budget for skills? ·       Industrial… Read More
  4. Develop your skills with Advanced Teacher Status

    Advanced Teacher Status is the new higher level recognition for teaching, and a natural next career step for those with several year’s teaching experience and QTLS.  It is aimed at teachers and trainers who want to develop and demonstrate… Read More
  5. October issue of Policy in your Pocket out now!

    The latest Policy in your Pocket briefing has been published. In the October 2017 issue you will find: ·       Adult learning update… Read More
  6. Cheryl Turner gives tribute to Jane Slowey

    Like so many others, I have been very saddened by the news that the wonderful Jane Slowey has passed away. Over the years, I’ve had the privilege of enjoying Jane’s warmth and wisdom in numerous settings but it is her contribution to the Third… Read More
  7. AEB tender update - ESFA shakes the magic money tree!

    Following representation from the TSNLA and others, the ESFA has offered additional funding for successful AEB tenderers. This funding is for 17/18 only. It is a response to our complaint that unsuccessful bidders who previously held contracts were… Read More
  8. September issue of Policy in your Pocket out now!

    It’s been a busy couple of months, with plenty of controversy and new announcements. In September's Policy in your Pocket bulletin, you will find: Adult learning turmoil (including the Adult Education Budget crisis; a legal challenge to the AEB… Read More
  9. The ESFA has ridden rough-shod over the work of many vital third sector providers. The TSNLA's Tim Ward demands answers in this expert article in FE News

    TSNLA Chief Executive Tim Ward has written an expert article in FE Week about some of the disastrous consequences of AEB procurement on third sector provision across the country.  In it, he claims that the ESFA has ridden rough-shod over the work of… Read More
  10. Tim Ward writes open letter to ESFA about cuts in funding to third sector providers

    TSNLA CEO, Tim Ward has written to Peter Lauener at the Education and Skills Funding Agency raising serious concerns about the impact of the recent Adult Education Budget tender resulots. Tim said "We have been raising concerns about this… Read More