Case Studies

All our members are doing great work in bringing learning and skills to people who are most in need. As part of our partnership work with LSIS we produced six case studies which showcase some of the Third Sector activity we want to champion.

Hope Housing HTS CASE Study

Hope Housing Training and Support & DKB works in the Bournemouth area to support ex-offenders and young people in turning their lives around - through a journey from detoxification to work. Hope Housing HTS worked as a partner with Bournemouth and Poole College - with funding from the Skills Funding Agency. Read More

Derbyshire Learning and Development Consortium

Within a context of funding shortages and a drive for efficiencies this voluntary sector consortium sought to explore and capitalise on stronger collaboration with the independent and private sector. Read More

The Learning Curve

The policy and funding context is changing regularly and it is very difficult for smaller third sector organisations to keep updated and thus have the opportunity to access specific funding possibilities. With LSIS funding the Learning Curve was able to provide seminars to rectify this difficulty Read More

learn EAST

Funding for the seven Third Sector partners (six county Third Sector Consortia / lead bodies in the East of England, plus COVER) to keep their websites updated with the following information for their members:  Sector News and Events  Funding and sub-contracting opportunities for Third Sector training providers Read More

Suffolk Learning Consortium

In 2008 the Learning and Skills Council amended its Guidance Notes to Statutory Authorities for NLDC funding, making it a requirement for them to engage with their Third Sector Learning Consortium to co-manage this funding. The consortium jointly developed a simple application process with supporting Guidance Notes, together with Spreadsheets to support applications, selection and delivery. This allowed them to launch and review NLDC funding and projects. Read More

Suffolk Learning Consortium

Commissioned by the Governance Hub to develop and maintain an online learning platformto deliver Trustee Training. Following the success of this programme, SAVO converted its portfolio of paper-based and CD toolkits to be web delivered. See the Moodle