|We will deliver both formal and informal learning through direct delivery to adults aged over 19 up to and including level 2 where qualifications are being delivered:|
|We will target activity to support priority learners, limiting activity to level 2|
We will respond to market needs where no offer exists locally to support the wider economy.
|We will support progression through a wrap-around advice and guidance to deliver effective, meaningful outcomes for our learners.|
|We will develop the learning support teams through dedicated roles supporting effective initial assessment linked to learner longer-term goals and progression into and out of courses both within and outside of Learn Devon|
We will develop the vocational offer with line of sight to local FE provision in respect of content, learning styles and clear signposting.
|We will support wider DCC services to deliver their objectives|
|We will engage widely across DCC to understand the Council drivers and pressures, seeking to offer –|
– Vocational courses linked to sector priorities
– Quality assurance and support for wider EES programmes including multiply and Bootcamps
– Delivery of programmes where this fits with core curriculum competencies
|English supporting skills development and qualifications up to GCSE Level – supporting entry to employment, FE, HE, and community cohesion|
|We will grow English provision through qualification delivery, building progression into the offer through family learning, longer qualifications and working with FE and HE institutions to support access to higher level qualification courses. We will support over 350 learners on qualification courses|
|Maths supporting skills development and qualifications up to GCSE Level – supporting entry to employment, FE, HE, and community cohesion|
|We will support over 900 learners in the next academic year through effective promotion of the offer, delivering multiply as an engagement / development activity seeking progression into the offer in year 2.|
|Digital skills supporting improved social mobility and employment opportunities through skills development and qualifications|
|We will grow the enrolments and learners on the programme through two routes:|
– We will support over 1000 learners through the offer.
– We will mainstream the Digital Devon offer (one to one informal support and advice) across the county, targeting disadvantaged communities and groups to complement the anchor offers as a progression route / skills builder route. The offer will support inclusion for communities to engage with health, welfare, education, employment and social inclusion needs.
– We will offer online skills development around specific work packages at lower levels (eg MS Office),
|ESOL supporting integration with the community and employment|
|We will offer formal and informal courses to support the wider Council and District needs to support Ukrainian visitors and Asylum seekers, together with wider employment skills supporting health and social care sectors.|
This will be funded through ESFA and DCC / external.
|Vocational – supporting entry into the core Devon sectors including employment skills|
|We will offer teaching and learning in schools qualifications to over 20 learners in the first year to support entry into the industry.|
Support skills delivery and progression around short interventions to support entry, wrap-around delivery mechanisms.
We will identify pathways into sectors and FE colleges / providers through online and face to face delivery qualifications up to level 2 across the key sectors identified in the DCC Sector Skills strategy and support over 500 learners.
|Community Engagement including Family Learning supporting families to learn together to improve skills of learning, English and maths|
|We will support over 1000 learners|
We will re-invigorate the offer tackling topical issues – eg cost of living, green issues, children’s development, targeted at the most disadvantaged communities identified through local intelligence and IMD analysis. We will use Multiply to support family learning offer particularly where we are seeking to build momentum.
We will transition the arts and crafts offer to support family learning / engagement in key locations and signpost into further learning
|For adults with disabilities to support independence and employment opportunities|
|We will offer ability not disability style delivery to support progression, independence and employment opportunities working with local business communities and DCC services (RFI teams, EES Work Hubs, EES Inclusion Officer) to promote access, DWP job coaches to support access.|
We will halt / repurpose the matters courses – supporting and promoting volunteering opportunities where ‘clubs’ are a valuable option.
We will support over 200 learners