The LSC in the East Midlands covers
Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire & Rutland,
Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire.
The Learning and Skills Council exists to make England better skilled and more competitive.
Have a single goal: to improve the skills of England’s young people and adults to ensure we have a workforce of world-class standard.
The LSC works nationally, regionally and locally, the East Midlands region covers Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire & Rutland, Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire. The regional office is located in Leicester, with a local area office based in each of the five areas listed above.
The LSC is a non departmental public body which began work in 2001, taking over the roles of the former Further Education Funding Council and Training and Enterprise Councils.
We are responsible for planning and funding high quality education and training for everyone in England other than those in universities. We have a national office in Coventry and nine regional offices overseeing the work of local partnership teams throughout the counties.
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The LSC’s major tasks are to:
- raise participation and achievement by young people
- increase adult demand for learning
- raise skills levels for national competitiveness
- improve the quality of education and training delivery
- equalise opportunities through better access to learning
- improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the sector
The vision is that by 2010, young people and adults in England have knowledge and skills matching the best in the world and are part of a truly competitive workforce.Learning and Skills Council website