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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

Email: carynloftus@googlemail.com

Tel: 01642 723137

Mob: 0777 3048250


Skills Funding Agency

Sue O’Hara, Learner Services Manager

Email: sue.ohara@skillsfundingagency.bis.gov.uk

Telephone: 0191 492 6309


Jan Novitzky, Regional Development Manager

Email: jan.novitzky@niace.org.uk

Skills for Life Support Programme

Janet Gathercole, Learning and Skills Adviser

Email: jgathercole@cfbt.com

Telephone: 07887 777179

Functional Skills Support Programme

Functional Skills for Adults

Joan Vallely, Functional Skills Regional Facilitator

Email: northeast@fssupport.org

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

Email: viv.brown@ncetm.org.uk

Telephone: 01661 886 641
Mobile: 07787 568 327

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