Sandwell Adult and Family Learning Service (SAFL) is a direct contract holder with the Skills Funding Agency for the provision of Community Learning. SAFL work in collaboration and partnership with other learning and training providers delivering learning opportunities and supporting adult learners annually in Sandwell.
In delivering a balanced offer for 2017-2018, SAFL seeks to sub-contract some of their provision to partners who can help them widen participation by delivering teaching and learning to those who engage for personal development and well-being, or to develop stronger communities and families.
New and/or current local learning providers, including voluntary non-profit and community sector groups and private organisations who are interested in becoming an Approved Sub-Contractor for 2017-2018 should visit SAFL’s website for the funding offer and how to apply. If you have any questions, please contact Kerry Davison at Tipton college on 0121 557 0837. The closing date for applications is the 14 July 2017.
Sandwell Adult & Family Learning also wishes to create a learning network of local training providers to share relevant information on funding and delivery. The aim is to improve provision and access of adult learning opportunities across Sandwell and other areas within the combined authority. The plan is to meet on a termly basis.
Any organisation that is interested in joining this learning network to share information and to set out our shared aims in relation to lifelong learning, training and skills should contact Linda Matthews at Hateley Heath Further Education and Training Centre. Telephone 0121 556 7426.