A multi-million pound fund to help boost standards of further education across the country has been launched by Education Secretary Gavin Williamson today (Thursday 27th February).
Almost £14 million will be invested to help improve leadership and governance across the further education sector so more people receive the best education and training possible. This latest move forms part of the government’s commitment to build the skilled workforce that businesses and the country needs to thrive by unlocking talent and levelling up skills and opportunities.
The investment announced today includes:
- A £9 million College Collaboration Fund
- Up to £4.5 million will be invested in Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programmes to support improved leadership and governance
- £200,000 for two Governance pilots