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Welcome to the Skills for Life Network E-News Update

The updated Skills for Life Strategy has now been published - see the article for a summary of the Strategy and a link through to the full document from the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS).

You'll also see that responsibility for managing Update, the Skills for Life magazine, and the Skills for Life national conferences has now been passed to the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS). See the article below for more information and for the dates of the 2009 conferences.

If you're interested in undertaking a PhD in Literacy/Numeracy, you may like to read about the funding opportunities available for PhD programmes at Lancaster University - deadlines for applications are fast approaching.

Finally, Skills for Life Network is now tweeting! You can follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/sfln.

Happy surfing!

Barbara Zealley
Caryn Loftus

Network Managers

Jobs

SRC Training, West Yorkshire

Basic Skills Tutors
SRC Training, West Yorkshire. Closing date 13 Mar 2009

WEA West Midlands Region

Consolidated ESOL Tutor (0.5 FTE)
WEA West Midlands Region. Closing date 20 Mar 2009

Interactive Development Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne

Curriculum and Development Manager LLDD
Interactive Development Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne. Closing date 27 Mar 2009

Wakefield Adult and Community Education Service

ESOL Tutor
Wakefield Adult and Community Education Service. Closing date 20 Mar 2009

Access, North East

Skills for Life Manager
Access, North East. Closing date 24 Mar 2009

CableCom Training Limited, North East

Skills for Life Specialist
CableCom Training Limited, North East. Closing date 20 Mar 2009

Future Strategies Consulting Ltd, North Yorkshire and the North East

Skills for Life Trainer
Future Strategies Consulting Ltd, North Yorkshire and the North East. Closing date 10 Apr 2009

Baltic Training, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Skills for Life Tutor
Baltic Training, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Closing date 3 Apr 2009

Ufi/learndirect, Leicester

Ufi/learndirect Tutor (Literacy and Numeracy)
Ufi/learndirect, Leicester. Closing date 26 Mar 2009

Knowledgebase

DIUS passes Skills for Life baton to LSIS
The Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS) has passed the responsibility of managing the Skills for Life magazine, Update, and Skills for Life national conferences to the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS)

FREE one day consultancy for Train to Gain providers
Act now to access this free consultancy in how to analyse literacy, language and numeracy (LLN) embedded in job tasks

Funding for a PhD in Literacy or Numeracy Studies
Deadlines are approaching for funding to do a PhD in Literacy or Numeracy Studies at Lancaster University, starting next academic year 2009/10

Last chance to order Get On Football Chants competition entry cards!
Act now if you would like your learners to enter the national competition to get the nation writing new football chants

New Quick Reads
Ten new Quick Reads for World Book Day

Return of the Get On numeracy campaign
The Get On campaign to promote adult numeracy and literacy returns to our TV screens on Monday 2 March

Updated Skills for Life Strategy published
Skills for Life: Changing Lives updates the Government’s successful Skills for Life strategy launched in 2001, which has helped transform the lives and the employability of nearly 3 million learners

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