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]

Skills Funding Agency launches NEW Invitations To Tender

Modern Skills for Construction & Sector Skills The SFA has launched a further round of procurement in London covering the construction and sector skills strands of the ESF 2014-20 Programme. The programmes aim to support unemployed and economically inactive people into jobs created by growing and significant sectors in London by giving them the skills [Read more]

Skills Funding Agency launches NEW Invitation To Tender

London 2014-2020 ESF Programme – Update Gang Prevention Programme The SFA has launched a further round of procurement in London covering the gang prevention strand of the ESF 2014-20 Programme. The programme aims to deliver innovative provision focused on identified learners in Pupil Referral Units (PRUs)/Alternative Education Provision (AEPs), who are vulnerable to becoming involved [Read more]

Partner EOI ESF: Skills development, job readiness and pre-apprenticeship training for unemployed groups

ESF: Skills development, job readiness and pre-apprenticeship training for unemployed groups; Sector Skills itt _30080 BACKGROUND London Learning Consortium has been an essential part of the further education and community learning landscape for over a decade. Formed in 2005, we are the city’s only Third Sector skills consortium as well as being an SFA Prime [Read more]

Networking for ESF 10th May 2016: A VCS Assist Event

About this event Aimed at those organisations interested in bidding for DWP SFA ESF programmes this half day event provided an opportunity for networking and discussion. Over the course of the morning we heard from the EPMU Unit at the GLA who gave a brief update on the ESF programme and from London Councils who [Read more]

Networking for ESF: A VCS Assist Event

Aimed at those organisations interested in bidding for DWP & SFA ESF programmes this half day event will provide an opportunity for networking and discussion. We will consider the key elements and principles behind successful supply chains, the impact of the Merlin Standard and the key challenges and benefits that organisations need to consider when [Read more]

Skills Funding Agency launches second ESF tendering round

The SFA has launched a further round of procurement in London covering the Youth Talent and Careers Clusters strands of the ESF 2014-20 Youth Programme. These programmes form part of the London Enterprise Panel’s (LEP) comprehensive package of ESF provision for young people, which has been designed working closely with the Young People’s Education and Skills [Read more]

G4S to bid for DWP and SFA co-financed ESF programmes

G4S intends to bid for a number of DWP and SFA co-financed ESF programmes in 2016. We would encourage expressions of interest from VCS partners through our website: http://g4swelfaretowork.com/partners/partnership-opportunities/. G4S is a pure managing agent, which means that all of our delivery is through partners so we avoid any conflict of interest. Our role is [Read more]

Skills Funding Agency Launches ESF tendering round

Please see message below from the Greater London Authority London 2014-2020 ESF Programme – Update Skills Funding Agency Launches ESF tendering round Today, the SFA has launched its first ESF 2014-20 tendering round in London covering a number of strands under the ESF Youth Programme. The London Enterprise Panel (LEP) has designed a comprehensive package [Read more]