Key Objective 1

Increase participation in education, learning and training by 16-18 year olds.

  • To increase the number of 16-18 year olds participating in learning by 1,125 [Local Targets]
  • 120 young people within NEET group (Not in employment, education or training) taking up and completing learning opportunities. [Participation Strategy]
  • Reduction in the numbers within the NEET group through improved retention rates. [Learning Strategy]
  • EBLO activity linked to other Council projects e.g. Modern Apprenticeships, 14-16 Increased Flexibility Programme, in order to reduce numbers of those at risk of entering NEET or being early leavers. [Participation Strategy]
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  • 1000 young people engaged in learning related activity to increase participation / retention / achievement. [Participation Strategy]
  • Consortium of voluntary and community sector organisations developed which is geared to the achievement of the Council’s strategic objectives through effective collaboration and engagement of the hard to reach. [Participation Strategy]
  • Effective action plans, which target deprived areas, developed with partners for Warrington, Winsford and Ellesmere Port and Neston. [Participation Strategy]
  • Implementation of local Learning Plans e.g. Warrington Learning Plan, Winsford Learning Plan, and Area Study Action Plans supported. [Learning Strategy]
  • Work in partnership with existing ‘interim’ CoVEs to ensure Colleges gain full CoVE status to support learners and employers in relevant sector. [Skills Strategy]
  • Consortia of FE college, schools, employers and private training providers established offering integrated education and training opportunities. [Learning Strategy]
  • Effective IT skills pilots developed and in place to increase IT skills base and test out appropriate qualifications. [Participation Strategy]
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