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In this edition of the update we have information on funding to support Skills for Life teacher training. You'll see that there is now a further opportunity to apply for QIA Skills for Life Improvement Programme funds. Skills for Life teacher education providers can apply for new Programme Development Grants and individual teachers can be supported through new Qualification Support Funds. Full details can be accessed via the article below.

Resources: if you haven't visited the Move On website recently, you may be interested in finding out about the new resources to support professional development.

Jobs: we have details of the latest vacancies with Tribal CTAD, North Lindsey College and North Warwickshire and Hinckley College.

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Barbara Zealley
Caryn Loftus

Network Managers

This summer Lancaster University is hosting a Summer School that directly addresses the revised subject specifications being introduced this autumn

What do you know about learning, adult learners, and literacies?
This summer Lancaster University is hosting a Summer School that directly addresses the revised subject specifications being introduced this autumn

Resources

Read On - Write Away! 
is the friendly face of learning -
providing fun and celebration of success 
for everyone!

Read On Write Away
Read On - Write Away! is the friendly face of learning - providing fun and celebration of success for everyone!

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Jobs

North Lindsey College, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire

ESOL Co-ordinator
North Lindsey College, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire. Closing date 12 Jul 2007

Tribal CTAD. Based at Ford Motor Company Limited, Dagenham, South East

Learning Coach Coordinator and Learning Coaches - Skills for Life
Tribal CTAD. Based at Ford Motor Company Limited, Dagenham, South East. Closing date 9 Jul 2007

North Warwickshire and Hinckley College, Nuneaton, West Midlands

Lecturer in Essential Skills
North Warwickshire and Hinckley College, Nuneaton, West Midlands. Closing date 11 Jul 2007

North Lindsey College, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire

Skills for Life Manager
North Lindsey College, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire. Closing date 12 Jul 2007

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Knowledgebase

A new Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills
The Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, announced on 28 June the creation of a new department to ensure the UK has the skilled workforce it needs to compete in the global economy

Adult Learning Grant goes national
The Learning and Skills Council has announced the national roll-out of the Adult Learning Grant

Diplomas pose basic skills hurdle
A BBC news article highlights concerns that the Diplomas that are central to government plans for 14-19 learning could be at risk because teenagers cannot manage the basic skills

Funding to Support Skills for Life Teacher Training
An update on new QIA grants to support Skills for Life teacher training

Move On Up Materials
Downloadable materials to support professional development

National ICT Skill for Life Conference Presentations
The main auditorium presentations and speaker biographies are now available for you to download or view online

New strategy for learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities
Ministers have launched a cross government strategy to support people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities to achieve fulfilling lives and further their education

Skills for Life National Conferences - looking to the future
Two national conferences looking to future provision in the priority areas of Job Centre Plus and Offender Learning and Entry to Employment and Voluntary and Community Learning

Training for Skills for Life Information, Advice and Guidance workers
Free training for Skills for Life IAG workers in the Yorkshire and the Humber region

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