Deadline 22nd February 2013

The FE Guild Development Project has launched the ‘Consultation to establish a Guild for the Learning and Skills Sector’ today.

The consultation document covers proposals for a Guild for the Learning and Skills sector which will replace LSIS (Learning and Skills Improvement Service) and develop, recognise and enhance the professionalism of the workforce and sector. The proposals in the document are based on the work of a small project team, overseen and directed by a Steering Group made up of a wide range of sector organisations and it is hoped that it provides information and options on how the Guild may work and the value it could bring to the sector.

Key proposals in the consultation include that the Guild should:

A number of events are being held throughout the consultation period giving stakeholders, in particular local authority providers, colleges, independent providers and the voluntary / third sector, the opportunity to focus on key issues in these areas. For more information please click here.

The consultation documents can be found below. Response forms have to be completed as a Word document and e-mailed back to the project team at The deadline for consultation responses is 22nd February 2013.

Consultation document (PDF Version)
Consultation document (Word version)
Main response form
Key points response form

Date Added: February 1st 2013