Nationwide Opportunities at the LSC
The Learning and Skills Council (LSC) helps people to learn new skills so that businesses in England can become more competitive. A career with us is a career that changes lives and influences the nation’s education, training and prosperity. It is a career that suits all sorts of people, with excellent benefits and many opportunities to develop.
Currently, the LSC has vacancies across its network of offices throughout England, from administration to director level, including contract management, learning, communications, marketing, finance and many more:
The Government is making changes to the way that it funds post-16 education and skills (apart from Higher Education); the proposed changes include a transfer of the LSC’s functions to several new organisations:
the Skills Funding Agency; an executive agency of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) responsible for channelling funding to Further Education colleges and other providers, and for overseeing the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS), Employer Skills Services, Adult Advancement and Careers Service, and Learner Skills Services
the Young People’s Learning Agency; a new non-departmental public body responsible for securing sufficient education and training provision for all young people, including those aged 16-19, and 19-25-year-olds being assessed. to support local authorities and to ensure funding and budgetary control within the system
an increased leadership role for Local Authorities in the commissioning of learning and skills in their areas.
More details on the proposals and Government consultation are available from the White Paper, ‘Raising Expectations: enabling the system to deliver’.
If you have any queries or problems relating to the application process, please call the recruitment line on 024 7682 5800 from 9.00am – 1.00pm on Monday to Friday.
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