members' news

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. TSNLA/ETF Bursary Scheme for Third Sector staff

    The TSNLA and the Education & Training Foundation are once again operating a Continuing Professional Development Bursary Scheme in 2017. This is available to Third Sector learning provider staff who need to go on a course but don’t have the… Read More
  4. Bursaries for ETF SEND Workforce Development Events in June

    Doyou work with learners with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND)?  SEND bursaries for staff training are now available for a second consecutive year from the Education Training Foundation to pay for the new SEND Workforce… Read More
  5. TSNLA Board Member appointed to key London Skills Board Group

    TSNLA board member Stephen Jeffery who is also CEO of the London Learning Consortium has been invited to join the London Skills Board stakeholder group. This is the group that will advise the Board, carry out specific tasks and finish activities for both… Read More
  6. Template letter to Peter Lauener about AEB delays

    Chief Executive of the London Learning Consortium Stephen Jeffery has written to Skills Funding Agency boss Peter Lauener about the delay to the commissioning of the AEB budget due to the general election.  In it he outlines why third sector… Read More
  7. ESF Brexit Project in the North - get involved!

    The Brexit process is underway and Network For Europe is working to ensure that the VCSE voice is heard by working with partners in the sector across the North of England to develop a project that responds to the loss of EU funds. They are… Read More
  8. Don't miss out on free workshops around localism!

    The TSNLA is putting on 4 workshops (with funding from Awards for All) to support VCSE providers of learning and skills to engage with the new adult funding arrangements emerging through local enterprise partnerships and other localised arangements. A… Read More
  9. Chief Exec Tim Ward named an FE Week 'Mover and Shaker'!

    TSNLA's new Chief Executive has featured in the May 1st edition of FE Week, in their column devoted to the sector's 'Movers and Shakers'. The article says: Tim Ward has been appointed chief executive of the Third Sector National… Read More
  10. TSNLA appoints new Chief Executive

    Tim Ward, formerly Chief Executive of Learning Curve, a charitable SFA/EFA learning provider based in SW England, has been appointed to the new role of TSNLA Cheif Executive. Tim has been involved with TSNLA from its inception and has been an active… Read More