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Mar 19

Manager Induction Standards: new eLearning modules launched

The six standalone eLearning modules have been created to support deputies, aspiring managers and new managers develop the skills needed to be competent in the role of a manager in adult social care.

Date: Thursday 21 March 2019
Mar 19

Workforce Development Fund 2019-20 now open for grant applications

The Workforce Development Fund 2019-20 is now open for grant applications from large national organisations and lead organisations of employer-led partnerships. Apply for money towards the cost of qualifications and learning programmes for adult social care employees in England.

Date: Friday 8 March 2019
Feb 19

Andy Tilden is interim CEO of Skills for Care

Andy Tilden is interim CEO of Skills for Care

Andy Tilden has been appointed Interim CEO of Skills for Care and will take over at the end of March when current CEO Sharon Allen takes up her new role.

Date: Monday 4 February 2019
Feb 19

Skills for Care Accolades awards winners announced

The winners of the prestigious Skills for Care Accolades, celebrating excellence in workforce development for the 1.47 million people who work in adult social care in England, have been announced.

Date: Friday 1 February 2019
Jan 19

Skills for Care does not endorse The Rock Training Institute London UK

Skills for Care has been made aware of instances of third party use of its logo, including the use of their logo on certificates, without its permission and by companies which are not endorsed by Skills for Care.

Date: Wednesday 30 January 2019
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