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Skills for Families website goes live

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The website for Skills for Families is now live

The Skills for Families website offers news and events, case studies, links to related organisations and the opportunity to share good practice and join in an interactive discussion forum.


“Skills for Families is an Adult Basic Skills Strategy Unit (ABSSU) and Learning and Skills Council (LSC) initiative undertaken by a consortium led by the Basic Skills Agency and including the London Language and Literacy Unit, the Pre-School Learning Alliance, National Literacy Trust and a small group of specialist partners and advisers.


The initiative is working with 12 LEA/LSC partnerships across the country to help meet the need for effective family programmes through a joined up programme between LEAs, local LSCs and providers.”


There will be a national promotion week from 6-10 October


For more information please contact Stuart Gibb at the Basic Skills Agency on 020 7440 6501 or email stuartg@basic-skills.co.uk.


For details of the Skills for Families initiative in the North East, contact:


Newcastle area:


Una McNicholl
una.mcnicholl@newcastle.gov.uk


South Tyneside:

Helene Walke
helene.walke@s-tyneside-mbc.gov.uk






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