Professional Exchange: Free CPD network for FE staff in London

AoC London is launching a new project this autumn called ‘Professional Exchange’, which consists of creating a cross-sector network of teaching practitioners across London. The focus of the Exchange  is on enhancing teaching, learning and assessment practices through practitioner-led CPD. The aim is for this network to become a sustainable community of practice for teaching [Read more]

London 2014-2020 ESF Programme – Update (Invitation to tender)

Skills Funding Agency launches NEW Invitation To Tender   Basic English Language for the Unemployed The SFA has launched a further round of procurement in London covering the ESOL strand of the ESF 2014-20 Programme. The programme aims to provide bespoke support and pre-entry ESOL training for the unemployed and those economically inactive and seeking [Read more]

£10K grants available for collaborative skills projects to improve teaching, learning, assessment (Deadline 12 Dec 2014)

Application form and background information (Word doc) Project description (Word doc) LVSC is part of a new project (led by Association of Colleges) to improve the quality of teaching, learning and assessment in the London education and training sector, through collaborative working. To do this we’re seeking to support 20 operational projects in London across [Read more]

Work Foundation report: ethnic disadvantage behind London’s high rate of youth unemployment

Work Foundation, London: A Tale of Two Cities (April 2014) (PDF) New research on youth unemployment in London from Work Foundation: The youth unemployment rate in London stands at 25 per cent. But this rate masks sharp disparities across the city region. Whilst the inner East of the city still fares poorly, outer London boroughs [Read more]