CFE evaluation Year long summative evaluation of Linking London 2010 -11 Very positive Highlighted the impact and flexibility of response 60+ development projects, 78 Progression Agreements brokered, 163 events held, 2,570 staff attended, 27 new courses developed, a quarter of a million web hits
The Board sustainability seminar 2011 -12 Question: What would members pay for? Answer: 3 key priorities at the moment 1. Access Agreement support and retention 2. HE in FE developments 3. Employer engagement
What next? Currently writing the new Business Plan for the Board meeting in late May We will hear about our European bid in June/July – 400,000 Euro – over 2 years With the agreement of the members approaching new members who are interested in joining Links to Pan London developments
What have we learnt? Partnership working and mission Communication Small amounts of external funding have an effect beyond their monetary value Change comes slowly – and is needed at all levels Someone with responsibility and authority Money or the law – great motivators!!