Message from new Learning and Skills Council Chief Executive
on Wednesday, his first day at the LSC, Mr Haysom said that the
organisation’s priorities were clear: “We must continue to focus on 16-18
participation and to drive up skills. We must also continue to involve
employers of every size and type and to work closely in partnership with
colleges and other providers to maintain the quality and scope of
also promised to maintain the momentum in driving out unnecessary bureaucracy
and red tape, while at the same time finding ways of working smarter, and
becoming more efficient and effective.
LSC has already taken significant steps along the road to success,” he said.
“But we still have a long way to travel to meet our targets and goals. We
need greater clarity and focus around what we do. We must be more open to
change and, where appropriate, act quickly and decisively.
all, we must listen to our customers and give them the help and support they
require so that they, in turn, can ensure that education and training are
matched to the needs of employers and learners alike.
the next few months, I plan to meet and listen to our partners - schools,
colleges and other providers, as well as businesses - to get their comments
and views on what is working well, and where improvements can be made.
“Together, we can, and will, turn our vision for a nation with world-class knowledge and skills into reality."
October 3, 2003
Last updated: 15 October 2003 10:00
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