LSC PRIORITIES FOR
2006-07 (PARA 4)
1. Ensure that all 14-19 year olds have
access to high quality, relevant learning opportunities.
2. Making learning truly demand led so that
it better meets the needs of employers, young people and adults.
3. Transform the learning and skills sector
through Agenda for Change.
4. Strengthen the role of the LSC in economic
development so that we provide the skills needed to help all individuals
5. Improve the skills of the workers who
are delivering public services.
6. Strengthen the capacity of the LSC to
lead change nationally, regionally and locally.
THE RSP ADDED
The RSP in East of England has
developed a 14-19 entitlement framework within which Children's
Trusts, Local Education Authorities, LSC and Connexions devise
learning programmes that reflect the needs of the region and of
West Midlands RSP has developed
a streamlined offer to employers and individuals In the region
which combines recruitment and skills support for employers and
seamless transition for individuals from preemployment into employment
with ongoing skills development.
South West RSP has developed
a partnership tool to quantify the skills needs of the region
to ensure the ASP priorities address the gaps in the region's
The "Joining Forces"
Partnership of the South East RSP is working to improve the effectiveness
of skills and business support in the region.
LSC Regional Directors involved
in the development of the City Region Development Plans where
skills and employment are key features.
In Birmingham the LSC is building
on the work in Local Area Agreements to ensure consistency and
greater impact for City Region.
LSC in Sheffield is working
closely with the City Council to put in place an employer led
strategic body for skills.
North East LSC is focused on
ensuring better alignment of partner resources on priority skills
Issues and on alignment of the skills and worklessness agenda.