LRD Booklets December 2009

Learning and skills at work - a guide for union reps

Introduction (868 words)

The government has already announced major changes, due in 2010, which will affect the structure and operation of government-funded learning and training provision. In ...

1. Learning and skills policy background (1318 words)

Following the conclusions of the Leitch Review of Britain’s long-term skills needs in 2006 (see box), the government adopted a target to train at ...

2. The skills strategy — achieving the targets (2998 words)

This chapter examines how the government sees the targets outlined in the Skills for growth White Paper (see box ) being achieved through new ...

3. The skills strategy — investment and funding (2993 words)

This chapter looks in detail at the government’s funding and delivery proposals for learning and skills provision in the Skills for growth White Paper ...

4. Unions, learning and skills (1166 words)

The Skills for growth White Paper sees unions continuing to play a central role in the provision of learning and skills opportunities in the ...

Appendix A - Training and skills organisations from 2010 (608 words)

AACS provides a one-stop-shop for those seeking training and help into work but who also face problems in areas like childcare, money matters, housing ...

Appendix B - Sector skills councils (436 words)

SectorProperty, housing, cleaning and facilities managementAddress2 The Courtyard, 28 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4EPPhone0139 242 3399Fax0139 242 3373Emailenquiries@assetskills.orgWebwww.assetskills.org ...