This includes careers in the digital, construction, advanced manufacturing, engineering and the business and professional services sectors. To fill this gap, the WMCA has targeted adult education around the technical skills required by these sectors, boosting the number of Level 3 qualification courses available equivalent to A-levels so thousands of adults can get the skills needed to claim these jobs. The WMCA Board has also agreed to use the adult education budget to support thousands of low-paid adult residents to access training courses for free. Advertise About us Join us. Birmingham Updates.
The WMCA explains £28m plans to improve adult education
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Coventry City Council CCC was seeking ways of making significant savings while preserving frontline services, and at the same time reshaping their relationship with citizens. The programme sought to understand parents better, communicate with them more effectively, re-emphasise their responsibilities and incentivise them to become more involved in HTS travel. In an initial review, IMPOWER was able to identify significant opportunities for savings by understanding the values of service users and staff, and testing ideas for service transformation with them. CCC requested the continued support of IMPOWER for the implementation of those elements not within the existing skills set of the Council, or which required further external expertise and insight. The team worked with staff to develop innovative travel options, while engaging with and structuring contact with service users to ensure take-up.
Combined authority unveils £25m boost for adult skills
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This will target the unemployed as well as those in work who want the opportunity to re-train or boost their career. The first category focusses on helping to tackle youth unemployment, improving grass-roots delivery of training, better engaging hard-to-reach communities including the homeless to help them access training and education, and to create sector-based work academies, teaching the skills required for the workplace, with built-in work experience placements. The second category seeks to deliver flexible adult education courses which fit around work commitments, create new courses to help adults in low-paid and low-skilled jobs to retrain, increase training and education for key sectors for the West Midlands economy including construction, digital and engineering and to improve pre-apprenticeship provision to help boost the uptake of apprenticeships in the region. And the third category has provision for innovative and pilot approaches created to test new approaches to solving skills needs. Newsletter Sign-Up.