The Skills Funding Agency's Innovation Code allows colleges and training organisations to respond quickly to employers' needs and gaps where skills are needed. It does this by allowing providers to enrol individuals onto a course…
As we continue our work on an international level, we were delighted to welcome delegates from Capital University of Physical Education in China, who visited SkillsActive for the second time, as they continue to develop…
Skills for Care London Office, Tavistock Square, London – Tuesday 26 November  2013,  10:30 – 15:45 We are pleased to invite you to join us for a one-day workshop that presents an opportunity for employers…
In response to the recent press release which was critical of the imminent launch the new Nail, Beauty and Spa Registers, Habia (part of SkillsActive) would like to issue the following response. We are naturally…
  PlayBoard, the lead organisation for children and young people’s play in Northern Ireland has expressed its delight at today’s announcement by Junior Ministers Jonathan Bell and Jennifer McCann of a £1.6 million investment in…
Give your views on National Occupational Standards (NOS) for The Outdoor Programmes
10 Oct 2013
We have recently embarked on reviewing the National Occupational Standards for Outdoor Programmes with the help of our Outdoor Technical Expert Group and have got to the stage when the draft NOS are ready to…
Community organisations urged to build new partnerships with colleges as participation and facilities increase A study of sport in colleges has revealed that a record number of facilities are opening up to local communities with…
  Three current AASE swimmers were part of the successful GB team that competed in the recent IPC World Swimming championships in Montréal, Canada. With a total of 55 medals, the GB team finished 3rd…
“Hard work beats Talent that doesn't work hard”
07 Oct 2013
When Sophie Masterson joined Hartpury College in September 2011, she played Netball for a regional club and Netball Talent League’s (NTL) West Midland Warriors. Both levels respectable for a young 16 year old, however there…
  The British Judo Association is excited to begin their nationally led Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE) being run out of six bAASE across the country. The bAASEs are at Anglia Ruskin University, University…