ESFA ESF Partners Required



Adult Education Budget – GLA

The Shaw Trust Group (which includes Ixion Holdings, Prospects Services and Shaw Education Trust) is looking for partners to support our bid for Adult Education Budget (AEB) funding, part of the devolved procurement by Greater London Authority.
As a current AEB provider with a Grade 1 (Outstanding) Ofsted Inspection, we want to work with a diverse range of partners with a strong track record in delivering high quality and successful skills programmes and those who are specialists in vocational and technical training. We’re keen to explore potential partnership opportunities with skills providers who can specifically deliver qualifications to meet the priority sectors in the Greater London Authority and those who share our purpose and values to help one million people transform their lives each year.
To express an interest in working with us, please follow the link below:

The deadline for completion of this is Friday 16th November 2018. If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact



Shaw Trust will be bidding for the ESFA ESF Co-Financed activity opportunities and is seeking partners to help support and deliver the following programmes:


Support for Individuals Who Are NEET or At Risk of NEET: Sustainable integration into the labour market of Young People, in particular those not in employment, education or training, including young people at risk of social exclusion.

Targeting the following LEP areas:

Coventry and Warwickshire
Leeds City Region
London (Central)
London (North and East)
London (South)
London (West)
Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire
Yorkshire, North Yorkshire East Riding


Skills Support for the Workforce: Aims to increase the skills levels of employed people from the existing level to the next level up, to encourage progression in employment, including the basic skills needs of employed people, particularly in SMEs and Micro businesses

Targeting the following LEP areas:

Coast to Capital
Greater Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
South East


Skills Support to the Unemployed: Aims to provide access to employment for job seekers and inactive people, including the long term unemployed and people far from the labour market

Targeting the following LEP areas:

Greater Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
South East

If you would like to work with the Shaw Trust Group on any of these programmes please complete the following Expression of Interest by COP Tuesday 4th September 2018.

If you have any queries, please contact the partnership team at