tsnla developments

  1. 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… Read More
  2. March 2018 Policy in your Pocket now out!

    The TSNLA  monthly policy briefing  Policy in your Pocket is now out.  The current issue is March 2018, and it includes: More AEB controversy AEB Devolution Government review of Post-18 funding New Data Protection… Read More
  3. Limited Offer! Free training with Education & Training Foundation courses & the TSNLA bursary

    The TSNLA and ETF have teamed up to bring you FREE access to a range of exciting courses. We are doing this through our Continuing Professional Development Bursary Scheme. This is only available to Third Sector learning provider staff who need to go on a… Read More
  4. Update on the TSNLA/ETF Professional Exchange project

    The Third Sector Professional Exchange is funded by the Education and Training Foundation as part of their responsibility to improve the quality of teaching and learning in adult learning settings. There are several Exchanges operating throughout England,… Read More
  5. 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
  6. TSNLA welcomes its newest Investor Member, Friends Centre.

    Friends Centre is an independent adult education organisation and charity based in Brighton. It offers daytime and evening courses in Arts & Crafts, Creative Writing, English, ESOL, Health & Happiness, History, Information Technology, Modern… Read More
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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