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2013/2014

S E RV I C E S W E N LE TO B A L I A AV ERS MEMB

Our new service designed to bring funding opportunities directly to you

Quality Assessment

LLC are offering members access to a Virtual Learning Environment

Allows learners to sign up for your courses 24/7 from anywhere in the world

Membership Development Programme

Bespoke Support Sessions

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Dear Members Since London Learning Consortium’s inception in 2005 we have specialised in supporting small and medium sized businesses within the Third Sector, this continues to be our focus now. As we grow and evolve we are determined to provide the very best support to our members. This year we are introducing a number of new services exclusively available to LLC members. These services are designed to be innovative, cost effective and to provide development opportunities that help you meet the challenges of the future. In order to provide added value to your business, we offer two levels of membership. Each membership package has a variety of benefits associated with it, their value reflected in their respective cost. We believe that this new framework will benefit our members and ensure they have a competitive edge in these tough economic times. I hope you find the services enclosed in the following pages helpful and I look forward to working with you to achieve your aims. Yours sincerely,

Stephen Jeffery Chief Executive

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Membership Packages The London Learning Consortium is offering two levels of membership.

Standard Membership £250 + VAT per annum

• Access to exclusive funding opportunities • Inclusion on LLC mailing and information database • Free copy of LLC’s monthly newsletter •Access to free/discounted LLC events and workshops • Discounted fees on LLC Professional Training Programmes • Access to membership area of LLC website • Invitation to be partners in LLC tenders and/or proposals

Community Membership £125 + VAT per annum

• Inclusion on LLC mailing and information database • Free copy of LLC’s monthly newsletter • Access to free/discounted LLC events and workshops • Access to exclusive funding opportunities

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Funding Opportunities There are thousands of grants and funding opportunities available, but often it can be difficult locating them. Our new service is designed to bring these directly to you.

How it works GRANTFINDER SEARCH REPORT Prepared by Idox Information Solutions Ltd on behalf of : London Learning Consortium Search Name: Conducted by: Report compiled: 117 scheme(s) selected in this GRANTfinder search. INTRODUCTION This report provides information on the funding programmes identified for your search entitled LVSBC. The search was conducted on the GRANTfinder database which provides information on over 6,000 funding initiatives and policy items. SEARCH CRITERIA Your search criteria were as follows: • Applicant(s): • Purpose(s):

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We ask you to complete a form which will allow us to tailor NIACE: ADULT LEARNERS' WEEK AWARDS an optimised search based on your specific industry and Celebrating outstanding adult learners and innovative projects in England as part of Adult Learners' Week. The Awards celebrate all kinds of learning - informal learning, learning that leads to a sector. qualification or learning just for fun.

SEARCH RESULTS UGY490

Covering.

UGY070

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UG6230

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UGC540

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UGAT20

Covering.

UG8080

Voluntary Organisations/Community & Parish Groups Employment of Disadvantaged Employment of Unemployed Adults Employment of Unemployed Managers Employment of Women Employment of Young People General Employment Assistance Law Enforcement Personnel Training Vocational Training Vocational Training for Unemployed Vocational Training of Young People Vocational Training for Women Voluntary Sector Training Lifelong Learning Integration of Ex-Offenders Measures to Prevent Re-Offence Local Employment Initiatives

CT: ALLAN AND NESTA FERGUSON CHARITABLE TRUST The Trust awards grants to organisations and individuals in the UK and overseas for projects promoting education, international friendship and understanding, and world peace and development. CT: ALLEN LANE FOUNDATION The Foundation makes grants to voluntary not-for-profit-organisations in the UK. Supported work should make a difference to people's lives as opposed to simply alleviating the symptoms or current problems and should aim to reduce isolation, stigma and discrimination. CS: AMERICAN EXPRESS - PHILANTHROPIC PROGRAMME Financial assistance is available for not-for-profit organisations in three areas: Historic Preservation & Conservation; Leadership; Community Service & Engagement. CT: BAA COMMUNITIES TRUST A grant that aims to create opportunities for young people, protect the environment, promote active local communities and break down barriers to employment in communities closest to the BAA airports of Aberdeen, Glasgow, Heathrow, Southampton and Stansted CT: BAILY THOMAS CHARITABLE FUND

We will then run your search criteria through the GRANTfinder database on your behalf.

Finally, the full results of the grants available to you, as well as the information on how to apply will be emailed directly to your inbox. Copyright of Idox Information Solutions Ltd. 1

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GRANTfinder offers access to specific industry grants and funds. These can then be delivered right to your email inbox with additional updates sent to you throughout the year. This database is used by organisations across the Public, Private and Third Sectors to identify relevant funding opportunities and to keep them up-to-date on changing UK policy. A service like this is normally only available to larger organisations that are willing to spend a substantial amount of money. LLC is committed to providing our members with the opportunity to gain access to funding they would not normally be aware of.

Identify and maximise on a wide variety of external funding opportunities for your area including: • Arts, Culture and Heritage • Sport and Leisure • Education, Employment and Training • Children and Young People • Transport and Communications • Housing • Social Welfare • Crime and Rehabilitation • Building and Infrastructure • Business and Enterprise Development • Research and Development and much more!

Key benefits: • A single successful application for a grant could mean an instant return of investment • A database of over 7,000 funding opportunities •A tailored search reveals grants/funds which are directly relevant to you • Saves hours of time searching the internet • Any updates sent direct to your email inbox • LLC support through your search process

Members Cost:

£550+VAT per annum

Contact:

londonlc@londonlc.org.uk 0208 774 4040

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Develop your own Virtual Learning Environment

What is a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)? A VLE is an e-learning web based education system that provides virtual access to course content, tests, homework, grades, assessments, and other external resources. It is also a social space where students and teachers can interact through discussion or chat.

Develop your VLE with LLC It is clear the digital revolution has started. More and more traditional services are being transferred to a digital medium, this now includes how we teach and how we learn. LLC recognise that the internet, portable devices as-well as behavioural trends have changed how we learn and interact with one another. By signing up to LLC’s Moodle you can set up a VLE for your organisation!

Fully compatible with:

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Customising and incorporating FREE features into your VLE is simple. Features include:

Key benefits:

• Store learning documents, materials or course notes to access from anywhere • Load PowerPoint and Prezi presentations • Embed Videos • Forums • Online Quiz’s

• Ideal for organisations with limited resources to develop their own VLE

• Private Learner Upload Space • Interactive pin-boards • Live Tutor Learner Chat • Academic diary and/or calendar • Social media integration • Link to Google Apps • Assignment Submissions • Grading • Plug-ins

• Great for home and long distance learning • It can reduce your printed material cost as well as save time and money. • Hosted by LLC on UK servers • Set up and training provided • Remain at the forefront of new innovations, and provide the very latest technology

Members Cost:

From £750+VAT per annum

Contact: Optimised for smart phones and tablet devices

ict@londonlc.org.uk 0208 774 4040

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24 hours a day enrolment service What is Web.Enrol? The London Learning Consortium is offering its member providers the opportunity to list all their courses under our new Information Management System, Web.Enrol. Web.Enrol publishes course information as a comprehensive online prospectus which can be integrated within your website and fully synchronised with our Information Management System. This allows all your courses to be published online, showing up to date information, times, dates, locations and the number of places left on each course.

Develop Your Business with Web.Enrol The public can make enquiries and enrol on a course 24 hours a day. A learner can register themselves on the system within minutes and then simply click on the course, add it to their virtual shopping basket and partially enrol themselves to our learner-track IMS. This is a fantastic opportunity to really reach out to new potential learners, providing them with a means to enrol on your courses at a time to suit them.

Features of the system • Public web site automatically generated from our live IMS data.

• Feeds web based enquiries directly into our IMS.

• Comprehensive keyword and text search • No site maintenance - automatically facility allows potential learners to search published from our IMS data and by course category, location and time/day. managed by LLC • Highest standards for access by those with • View availability of places, live from IMS disabilities. data.

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How it works

WEB.ENROL

Key benefits:

Title Working as a Teaching Assistant

• Allows learners to sign up to your courses 24 hours a day from anywhere in the world • No technical skills or experience of Information Management System is required. All the work is done by LLC • Potentially can save hours worth of administration time

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• The system shows how many places are left on your course in real time You provide us with the course details, which we input into our Information Management System. Your courses are published in real time via Web.Enrol as a virtual prospectus and embedded within your chosen web-page. Learners can register on the system and add course to a shopping basket.

• Fully managed by LLC

Members Cost:

From £750+VAT per annum

Contact:

ict@londonlc.org.uk 0208 774 4040

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Organisational Development Services Quality Assessment £1,000 + VAT

A two day quality assessment followed by a summative report and an action plan for your organisation which includes: • Review and evaluation your organisation’s quality assurance systems and procedures. • Recommendations and action plan for continuous quality improvement. • Guidance on compliance with stakeholder requirements (OFSTED, SFA etc).

Membership Development Programme £1,500 + VAT

Three half days of organisational development work designed around your needs.

Bespoke Support Sessions £500 + VAT per day

Additional bespoke support or organisational development sessions are available.

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To take the next step Call us on 020 8774 4040 to discuss these services in more detail, alternatively email us at londonlc@londonlc.org.uk or visit our website www.londonlc.org.uk

London Learning Consortium Wrencote House 121 High Street, Croydon, Surrey, CRO 0XJ tel: 020 8774 4040 email: londonlc@londonlc.org.uk | web: www.londonlc.org.uk Skills Funding Agency

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London Learning Consortium tel: 020 8774 4040 email: londonlc@londonlc.org.uk web: www.londonlc.org.uk

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