Skills Support for the Workforce - Planning for the future needs of a vibrant VCSE sector. 30/04/15 - Post Event Page
Skills Support for the Workforce: Leicester and Leicestershire
Planning for the future needs of a vibrant VCSE sector was hosted by One East Midlands as part of the capacity building element of the Leicester and Leicestershire Skills Support for the Workforce project.
This half day event provided an opportunity to focus on the workforce needs of the voluntary community and social enterprise [VCSE] sector and to begin a conversation on how those needs are met in the future. It is also provided an opportunity for the VCSE in Leicester & Leicestershire to hear about progress on the skills agenda from the Leicester & Leicestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (LLEP)
Delegates listened to presentations from:
• Rachel Quinn, Chief Exec of One East Midlands;
• Ian Wilson, Social Business Practioner at CASE (Co-operative & Social Enterprise Development Agency);
• Caroline Boucher Economic Strategy Manager (People) and Anna Cyhan Economic Growth and Investment Officer from the Leicester & Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP)
Before engaging in a lively table discussion around identifying unmet need and shaping provision
The main Presentations can be downloaded below.
• National Skills Picture and Local Snap Shot
• Learning From the Evidence. Social Enterprise Business Survey – what does the research and learning from SSW tell us about current and future VCSE needs?
• The LLEP Role in Employment and Skills which included an update on the European Structure and Investment Fund [ESIF] 2014 - 2020
Skills Support for the Workforce is a 2-year SFA funded initiative focussed on equipping the workforce with the skills and knowledge needed to adapt in a fast changing environment.
This project, supported by the Leicester & Leicestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) and led by Leicester College, is a partnership designed to meet the needs of key sectors; including the VCSE sector.