Appendix: Delivery partners in further
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
overall investment and priorities.
performance system (Framework for Excellence).
the Skills Public Service Agreement.
of colleges and training organisations and their contribution
to Department for Children, Schools and Families targets.
The UK Commission for Employment and Skills
BIS on the current and future skills needs of the country, including
what is identified in the Single Integrated Regional Strategies.
and challenge Government performance on employment and skills.
the Further Education and Skills Research Function.
Sector Skills Councils and ensuring their effectiveness.
on Sector Skills Council relicensing.
Sector Skills Councils
the skills required within their vocational area.
employer engagement with, demand for, and investment in skills.
Regional Development Agencies
with employers, local authorities, sector skills councils, Jobcentre
Plus and all other relevant sources to identify demand at the
regional, sub regional and local level.
Single Integrated Regional Strategies incorporating skills priority
that sub-regions and city-regions are able to shape policy in
line with their own priorities.
multi-agency action to identify and resolve mismatches in the
demand for, and supply of, skills.
· Be an
advocate for skills. Actively engage with employers to raise their
demand for, and investment in, skills (e.g. through the Skills
the Skills brokerage service.
Skills Funding Agency
colleges and training organisations through a Single Account Management
and provide customer focused services and underpinning systems.
(e.g. Train to Gain, the National Employer Service, the National
Apprenticeship Service and the Adult Advancement and Careers Service)
and manage the underpinning systems for funding, settlement, data
collection and exchange etc.
Employment & Skills Boards
the strategy for delivery of adult (post-19) skills in their area,
taking into account key national priorities in Skills for Growth
and other relevant strategies, such as the Single Integrated Regional
engage with employers to raise their demand for, and investment
feedback to Skills Funding Agency assessing how well the skills
and employment system is responding to employer demand in its
responsibility for assessing the economic needs of their areas,
including skills and employment.
local area agreements, bringing together the action of other public
bodies and colleges.
Colleges and Training Organisations
the requirements of learners and employers.
with relevant bodies and each other to respond to demand.
with each other to provide a range of support services to the
sector, including peer assessment, staff development programmes,
shared services and improved procurement.
the qualifications offer.
Learning and Skills Improvement Service
college and training organisations performance and facilitate
self regulation (owned by the bodies it supports).
use of technology to support learning.
an independent view of college and training organisation performance.