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  1. International Conference Co-operation and Partnership in the Development of Education and Science in the period 2007-2013 11-12 June 2007 – Vilnius Development of Non-Formal Adult Education Brian Lister, Principal Cumbernauld College and Chief Executive, SFEU

  2. Non-Formal Adult Education and Community Development Widening Participation

  3. What do we mean by Non-Formal Adult Education Adult Numeracy and Literacy Basic Skills Social Inclusion ESOL – English as a Second Language Return to Learning Women Returners Programme Scottish Wider Access Programme

  4. How is Non-Formal Adult Education Monitored? Community Scotland Community Learning and Development Community Planning Scottish Qualifications Authority HMIe – Her Majesty’s Inspectorate Scottish Quality Management System

  5. Community Development • Principles • Partnerships • Evaluation and sharing of best practice • Widening Participation • My Entitlement to Learning

  6. Principles • Involve key agencies • Representation with partnerships at senior level • Engage and understand the communities need • Understand the demand of local employers • Provide and market information on positive outcomes

  7. Partnership working • Work key stakeholders • Routes to Work, Careers Scotland, Scottish Enterprise, Community Learning and Development, Employer Coalitions, Local Economic Forums, Voluntary Sector, Routes to Inclusion, European Partners, other VET Institutions and Employers, NHS • Develop programmes • Develop systems • Work together to maximise external funding

  8. Widening Participation Build demand for learning amongst disadvantaged groups: • Support Employment • Street League • Mobility via Leonardo • Motivation / Engagement Through Sport

  9. Leonardo Da Vinci The exchange programme is designed to introduce the students to other European work methods, cultures, language and skills. It gives them the opportunity to extend their social, communication, confidence and team working capacity. Beneficiaries Venues Rangers FC Clairefontaine Football Academy - France Scottish Rugby Union University of Limerick - Ireland AVC Sports Management Sportilia Sport Centre - Italy Street League Scotland Luxol Sports Club - Malta Scottish Football Association Olympiakos Centre of Excellence - Corfu Clyde FC Hansa Rostock Football Academy Germany Street League London Turkey Sokak Ligi Support Employment Malta Get Ready for Work Malta Skillseekers Lithuania

  10. My Entitlement to Learning • www.myetl.org.uk • A project to promote wider participation in learning through partnership working

  11. Aims and Objectives • To provide a ‘one door’ approach to delivering learning throughout the communities of Lanarkshire • To link learners with providers & resources allowing participation at home, in the workplace, in Colleges and local Community Centres • To increase the participation of the residents of Lanarkshire in all learning provision • To provide employers with workforce development solutions

  12. Employer Engagement • Evaluation of employers needs • Evaluation of those who went into employment • How many retained employment? • Are the correct training approaches meeting employers demands? • Are we targeting the right individuals? • Is the referral system effective?

  13. Questions