Learning and Skills Council


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Learning and Skills Council

the UK body responsible for all post-16 education and TRAINING. It merges the activities of the Training and Education Councils and the Further Education Funding Council. The LSC oversees a network of 47 Local Learning and Skills Councils.

Learning and Skills Council (LSC)

the UK

body responsible for all post-16-year-old education and training. The LSC oversees a network of 47 local Learning and Skills Council centres that provide ‘on-the-job’ training and the provision of short courses aimed at upgrading existing skills and equipping people with new skills. See DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION AND SKILLS.

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The council's Leader, Councillor George Dunning, and Chief Executive, Amanda Skelton, signed the Skills Pledge - a voluntary commitment, drawn up by the Learning and Skills Council, to support all employees to develop their skill levels to at least Level 2, the equivalent of five A-C grade GCSEs.
The Learning and Skills Council (LSC) is setting up nine councils, including one for the North-East, which will help develop its decision-making at a regional level, guide progress and make sure the Government's agenda for education and skills works on the ground.
The Learning and Skills Council said staff who improved their literacy, numeracy and communication skills would be more likely to survive when firms were hit by an economic downturn.
This report is one of a series of resources from the project, "The Disability Act: Taking the Work Forward 2003-05," managed by the Learning and Skills Network (LSN) in partnership with NIACE and Skill, supported by the Disability Rights Commission and funded by the Learning and Skills Council.
The Learning and Skills Council is offering the cash to organisations in Coventry and Warwickshire in a drive to make lessons using the internet and e mail part of every day learning.
Samsung Project Group chairman George Garlick said: "A skills audit of the workforce will be undertaken by Jobcentre Plus and the Learning and Skills Council to match people to the latest suitable employment vacancies.
The Learning and Skills Council in the Black Country has identified the entrepreneurial skills of young people as a priority area for action.
We're introducing a new body to oversee the way lifelong learning in England is run, the Learning and Skills Council.
NETg already provides learning solutions to a number of public sector organisations, including the Department for Education and Skills (DfES), the Scottish NHS, the Learning and Skills Council (LSC), the University for Industry (Ufi) and the Scottish Ufi (SUfi).
THE Learning and Skills Council (LSC) North East has appointed a new regional council to help drive forward the learning and skills agenda in the region.
It has used funding supplied by the Learning and Skills Council Tyne & Wear and Business Link to set up the training programme in partnership with the Newcastle Basic Skills Service and its own trades union.
FORMER Littlewood's director Jim Michie is to retire as chair of Greater Merseyside Learning and Skills Council later this year.
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