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Training for Third Sector Partners

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Presentation from Leanne Doohan & Paul Webster at Learning Pool Community Day 14th September 2011.

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Training for Third Sector Partners

  1. 1. Training Third Sector Partners<br />
  2. 2. What We’ll Cover…<br /><ul><li>Meet the team
  3. 3. Third sector statistics
  4. 4. What is My Learning Pool?
  5. 5. Relevance to public sector organisations</li></li></ul><li>Leanne Doohan, Product Manager<br />Email: leanne@learningpool.com<br />Twitter: @LeanneDoohan<br />Paul Webster, Community Connector<br />Email: paulw@learningpool.com<br />Twitter: @watfordgap<br />
  6. 6. Paul Webster<br />- Background<br /><ul><li>12 years in Third Sector
  7. 7. Helping local Support & Development organisations understand and use technology efficiently
  8. 8. Using social media and modern technology to build effective partnerships </li></li></ul><li>Paul Webster<br />- Role at Learning Pool<br /><ul><li>Identifying suitable content for My Learning Pool
  9. 9. Developing training links with national sector bodies and local support providers</li></li></ul><li>Third SectorKey Facts & Figures<br /><ul><li>Number of Organisations: 900,000
  10. 10. Income: £157 Billion
  11. 11. Paid Workforce: 1.6 Million (FTE)
  12. 12. 32% of organisations have less than 10 staff (7% in Public Sector)
  13. 13. Average training spend: £121 (pp/year)
  14. 14. 1/3 of organisations have no training budget! </li></li></ul><li>Skills Gap<br />Leading & Managing <br />Change<br />63%<br />72%<br />Coaching & Developing Staff<br />42%<br />Communication <br />& Interpersonal Skills<br />(CIPD Annual Report 2010)<br />
  15. 15. Skills Gap<br />Most common skills gap in medium / large charities: <br />Leadership<br />Communications<br />Planning<br />Use of IT<br />(Skills Third Sector 2008)<br />
  16. 16. My Learning Pool<br />Suite of 28 e-learning courses for:<br /><ul><li>People working in communities looking for career change
  17. 17. People who volunteer for local community organisations
  18. 18. People running/managing local neighbourhood or community groups</li></li></ul><li>My Learning Pool<br />Well respected and trusted content<br />Training formula that works<br />Delivered at learners pace in their environment<br />No costly external travel & trainer fees<br />Less time away from delivering organisational aims<br />Consistent delivery style & format<br />
  19. 19. My Learning Pool Courses<br />
  20. 20. Relevant Courses<br /><ul><li>Practical Equality & Diversity
  21. 21. Great meetings
  22. 22. Delivering Projects
  23. 23. Managing performance appraisals
  24. 24. Essential skills for managers
  25. 25. Managing others effectively</li></li></ul><li>Each course includes:<br /><ul><li>Interactive module providing an engaging learning experience
  26. 26. Ability to print out a certificate of completion
  27. 27. Links to related websites and downloads of fact sheets and template documents
  28. 28. Progress tracked through modules</li></li></ul><li>www.mylearningpool.com<br />
  29. 29. Relevance to Public Sector<br />Local government is an important partner to third sector organisations<br />Public sector organisations support third sector staff development<br />
  30. 30. Worcestershire County Council<br />
  31. 31. Use by Civil Society<br /><ul><li>Government drive to increased collaborations and streamlining of back office services
  32. 32. Some reluctance to adopt e-learning as training services are income generating
  33. 33. However, a skilled and competent workforce is the desired outcome</li></li></ul><li>Not in Employment, Education or Training (NEET)<br />Levels are at record high<br />Being NEET can have adverse consequences on society and the economy <br /> - Long term unemployment <br /> - Poverty<br /> - Criminality <br />
  34. 34. Not in Employment, Education or Training (NEET)<br />Unemployed need to:<br />Know where to look for job opportunities<br />Know how to complete an application form<br />Understand what to include in a CV<br />Know how to prepare for job interviews<br />
  35. 35. Relevant Courses<br />Job Seeking<br /><ul><li>Get that job
  36. 36. You and your career</li></ul> <br />Skills<br /><ul><li>Delivering great customer service
  37. 37. Delivering presentations
  38. 38. Running Events
  39. 39. Getting started with IT
  40. 40. Working outside the office</li></li></ul><li>Pricing<br /> Individual £25 per person 25+ people £20 per person 100+ people £15 per person<br />
  41. 41. 20% discount until 31/10/11Discount code: LP2011<br />
  42. 42. In summary<br />Flexible, online training in all the important topics for a modern community organisation<br />A building block as part of wider blended learning<br />
  43. 43. What You Can Do<br />Let your communities team know about My Learning Pool<br />Consider a joint purchase or licences to help specific organisations<br />Discounted bulk purchase of licences for donation or re-sale to the local community sector<br />
  44. 44. Q: How could you work with your local voluntary sector on to use this?Q: Are there other modules your community would be likely to use?Q: Could joint training be offered?<br />
  45. 45. hello@mylearningpool.comtwitter.com/MyLearningPoolfacebook.com/MyLearningPool<br />
  46. 46. www.mylearningpool.com<br />

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