A college in an area that experienced an influx of migrant workers has become a centre for tackling hate crime.
Training providers and colleges are being encouraged to consider taking on more disabled people as apprentices.
The Learning and Skills improvement Service (LSIS) is funding two free workshops to explore how Apprenticeship providers and supported employment providers can work together to significantly increase the number of disabled learners enrolling on programmes.
Ten colleges are proving they’re leading the way to a healthier future.
The learning providers have received Healthy FE and Skills recognition, part of a programme supported by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS) and Skills Funding Agency, which recognises the promotion of health and wellbeing amongst learners and staff. To gain recognition providers undertake a self-review and develop a two-year action plan they will work towards to improve health and wellbeing.
LSIS supports project report on curriculum redesign
LSIS has supported a project which has explored the challenge of curriculum redesign within further education.
The 157 Group has produced a report based on the findings of research which aimed to establish the challenges and opportunities for further education colleges to redesign elements of their curriculum offer in order to be more responsive to need.
The second annual workforce data report for Adult and Community Learning (ACL) is now available to view.
The report contains data about the composition of the sector workforce, which is valuable in furthering professionalisation of the sector and in developing qualifications that fit the workforce.
The latest National Occupational Standards (NOS) for family learning and personal tutoring are now available for use by stakeholders, employers, and practitioners.
The development of the NOS has been led by Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), working with employers, stakeholders and expert practitioners from family learning and personal tutoring from across the UK.
On Monday 25 March 2013 the Commission on Adult Vocational Teaching and Learning (CAVTL) launched its report, It’s about work… Excellent adult vocational teaching and learning.
The culmination of nine months’ work, the report is a result of an investigation into how to further improve the quality and impact of vocational teaching and learning for adults in England, in order to support a return to prosperity.
It’s now or never if organisations within the FE and Skills sector want to take advantage of events organised by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS).
LSIS will no longer operate after 31 July 2013 following the cessation of its funding from the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS); as a result LSIS’s services will not be available after this date.
The Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS) has produced guidance for providers of initial teacher education following changes to further education teacher training qualifications.
South London’s Lambeth College has become the first further education college in England to have utilised a new technique to gather ideas from its stakeholders employing the ‘wisdom of crowds’ process.
This highly innovative project, supported by LSIS used this ‘crowdsourcing model’ to collect the thoughts, ideas and opinions to the question ‘Over the next five years, what do you think Lambeth College can do to help people get into work?’