|Skills for Life Network E-News Update||18 Nov 2008|
Welcome to the Skills for Life Network E-News Update
We have a couple of news items on Train to Gain in this edition of the update. There's an update on new funding flexibilities, and also information on the recent Ofsted report on Train to Gain provision.
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What’s new from Tribal?
An upgraded and improved Target Skills Gold, news of
ADEPT - an interactive self-assessment for those seeking work - and more great budget beating special offers
A right to a voice: Survival English for Asylum Seekers
A free NIACE event: Wednesday 10 December 2008, London Irish Centre, NW1
Additional Funding for SME's through Train to Gain
Further enhancements include support for IT and Communications programmes, and support for Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications, regardless of whether the employee already has a qualification at this level
Financial Literacy - What’s it all about?
A free event: February 6th 2009, York, National Centre for Early Music
Train to Gain brings benefits – but more employers need to be involved
The report, 'The impact of Train to Gain on skills in employment', published by the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted), evaluates training given to more than 13,000 employees
Workplace LLN Evaluation Toolkit Trialling
An opportunity to trial a new Toolkit that will enable employers, providers and unions to evaluate the impact of workplace literacy, language and numeracy (LLN) training programmes on learning, individual development and organisational performance
Your help needed for CPD research
The Consortium for Post-Compulsory Education and Training at the University of Huddersfield is undertaking a research project on CPD for teachers in the Lifelong Learning Sector and would like to know what your views and needs are
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