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North East Key Contacts

Skills for Life Network



Key Contacts in the North East

Sage GatesheadNorth East Skills for Life Professional Development Network

Caryn Loftus, Network Manager


Tel: 01642 723137

Mob: 0777 3048250


Skills Funding Agency

Sue O’Hara, Learner Services Manager


Telephone: 0191 492 6309


Jan Novitzky, Regional Development Manager


Skills for Life Support Programme

Janet Gathercole, Learning and Skills Adviser


Telephone: 07887 777179

Functional Skills Support Programme

Functional Skills for Adults

Joan Vallely, Functional Skills Regional Facilitator


Telephone: 0191 2156800

National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics

Viv Brown, NCETM Regional Coordinator North East and
Regional Subject Specialist Post-16 STEM Programme


Telephone: 01661 886 641
Mobile: 07787 568 327

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