Local skills & funding updates from around the county
Progress Update on the Essex LSIP Action Plan
The Local Improvement Skills Plan serves as the focus for skills policy decisions within Local, District, and unitary Authorities. By fostering collaboration and coherence, we are streamlining potential policy formulation and funding allocation. Employer Representative Body’s (ERBs), informed Read More
Sector Group Development
We continue to establish sector-specific groups to bolster the LSIP. To ensure efficiency and avoid duplication, we collaborate with existing groups wherever possible. Notably, our recent Construction Alliance Event held in February will serve as the foundation for the Construction sector group. Furthermore, we have engaged with the NHS and other networks Read More
Upcoming Discussions and Deliverables
On March 12th, 2024, we hosted the 2nd Employment and Skills Board (ESB) and were able to discuss outputs and next steps for our roadmap. View the update report presented to the Board HERE. We eagerly anticipate sharing our sector relevant Labour Market Intelligence. This report will focus initially on Transport and Logistics. All Read More
Provider Survey – A reminder for your feedback please
A comprehensive understanding of the available provisions in Essex is essential for identifying gaps. Most importantly, this knowledge enables us to provide optimal support to employers seeking access to necessary training.   Call to Action: Providers and Employers Providers: If you are Read More
News & National Campaigns
Essex Careers Magazine – Edition Four out now! We are pleased to announce the release of Edition Four of the Essex Careers Magazine! This edition places a spotlight on the Digital Sector, a critical area of focus, while also highlighting the Construction sector - both of which align with the priorities outlined in the Essex Local Skills Improvement Read More
Recent Events
Essex LSIP Roundtable Events Ensuring that employers are regularly informed about the Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIP) while also valuing their input on skill requirements is fundamental to our county-wide efforts. The recent months have been characterised by intense collaboration with our Further Education (FE) partners, linking a diverse array Read More
Continually reviewing curriculum and teaching methods in consultation with employers and stakeholders is an imperative part of developing the skills required for the future. Learners that are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in a sector that is constantly evolving is the priority. With that aim there are a series of employer Read More
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