tsnla developments

  1. Xmas 2017 Policy in your Pocket published

    The Xmas edition of Policy in your Pocket briefing has been published. In the Xmas 2017 issue you will find:   DfE Social Mobility Plan  Future of Skills & Lifelong Learning Report AEB Devolution Apprenticeships T-Level… Read More
  2. TSNLA welcomes its newest Investor Member, Friends Centre.

    Friends Centre is an independent adult education organisation and charity based in Brighton. It offers daytime and evening courses in Arts & Crafts, Creative Writing, English, ESOL, Health & Happiness, History, Information Technology, Modern… Read More
  3. Cheryl Turner gives tribute to Jane Slowey

    Like so many others, I have been very saddened by the news that the wonderful Jane Slowey has passed away. Over the years, I’ve had the privilege of enjoying Jane’s warmth and wisdom in numerous settings but it is her contribution to the Third… Read More
  4. AEB tender update - ESFA shakes the magic money tree!

    Following representation from the TSNLA and others, the ESFA has offered additional funding for successful AEB tenderers. This funding is for 17/18 only. It is a response to our complaint that unsuccessful bidders who previously held contracts were… Read More
  5. September issue of Policy in your Pocket out now!

    It’s been a busy couple of months, with plenty of controversy and new announcements. In September's Policy in your Pocket bulletin, you will find: Adult learning turmoil (including the Adult Education Budget crisis; a legal challenge to the AEB… Read More
  6. The ESFA has ridden rough-shod over the work of many vital third sector providers. The TSNLA's Tim Ward demands answers in this expert article in FE News

    TSNLA Chief Executive Tim Ward has written an expert article in FE Week about some of the disastrous consequences of AEB procurement on third sector provision across the country.  In it, he claims that the ESFA has ridden rough-shod over the work of… Read More
  7. July issue of the TSNLA Policy in your Pocket out now!

    The July issue of Policy in Your Pocket is now out, bringing you a monthly round-up of all that’s new and important for third sector learning and skills.  We’ve done all the hard work and kept up with the news to bring you this summary of… Read More
  8. TSNLA/ETF Bursary Scheme for Third Sector staff

    The TSNLA and the Education & Training Foundation are once again operating a Continuing Professional Development Bursary Scheme in 2017. This is available to Third Sector learning provider staff who need to go on a course but don’t have the… Read More
  9. Read the latest adult learning news and find out about resources with the TSNLA June Policy in your Pocket bulletin

    Read the current TSNLA Policy in your Pocket briefing to find out about all that's happening in adult learning and skills.  The bulletin includes: Post-Election – what’s happening? (includes Queen’s speech, FE, localism… Read More
  10. Template letter to Peter Lauener about AEB delays

    Chief Executive of the London Learning Consortium Stephen Jeffery has written to Skills Funding Agency boss Peter Lauener about the delay to the commissioning of the AEB budget due to the general election.  In it he outlines why third sector… Read More