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With just 24 hours until the TDN Annual Conference, today is your final opportunity to secure your place.

Set at a new venue this year, the Proact Stadium in Chesterfield, we’ve assembled another fantastic line-up of speakers prepared to cover the most topical subjects currently facing the learning and skills industry.

Lauren joined The Derbyshire Network back in 2008 and celebrates her 10th year with the Network this week.    

As many of you will know, Lauren is our Data & Compliance Administrator who puts 100% effort in her job every working day and in the 10 years we have known her, Lauren has achieved so much, from tying the knot to adding to the family with her two young children.

Lauren is a great asset to the team and is a pleasure to work alongside, she is determined and friendly and as a great working relationship with all staff and sub-contractors  

Would you like the opportunity to positively support and develop residents to improve their:

  • Confidence and self esteem
  • Health and well being
  • Independent living skills
  • Life experiences through their involvement in creative activity

With the overall aim of helping them to positively move on into community based independent/semi-independent accommodation.

YMCA Derbyshire are looking for a creative worker who will empower residents to develop their own personal improvement plan utilising the YMCA’s IMatter framework.

The Education and Skills Funding Agency is to focus on intervention and prevention in independent training providers following a number of high profile failures, as it continues to beef up its audit team.

Its latest recruitment drive for its “market oversight” unit includes six advertised roles, who will try to identify financial problems at ITPs before they occur and “respond swiftly to provider failure to ensure learner and employer interests are protected and new, high quality provision is identified”.

The Education and Training Foundation have announced a new funding opportunity: providing £8,000 to 15 partnerships of post-16 providers to deliver innovative projects that improve the quality of Functional Skills delivery.

What you decide to focus your project on is completely up to you, plus participation in the programme will entitle you to a significant amount of extra support.