Decision details

Supported Internship Grant - Department for Education

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Education and Skills, including early years, schools, apprenticeships, FE colleges & UTC`s, and engagement with the skills agenda of the LEP

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To gain approval to accept Grant funding which is to be awarded to NYCC by DfE for the purposes of supporting an employment forum and development of additional Supported Internships for young people with SEND.

Supported Internships are an important stepping stone for young people with SEND to transition from education into employment. The grant is aimed at establishing, or further developing, a SEND employment forum to increase the availability and quality of Supported Internships that lead to permanent employment.

Decision:

the Corporate Director - Strategic Resources is authorised, under the Executive Members Delegation Scheme, to accept the grant offer and sign the appropriate documentation to formally do so.

Not open to call in as urgency procedure applied.

Reasons for the decision:

Supported Internships are an important stepping stone for young people with SEND to transition from education into employment. The grant is aimed at establishing, or further developing, a SEND employment forum to increase the availability and quality of Supported Internships that lead to permanent employment.

The annual grant breakdown is set out below:

Grant Period Grant Amount
Year One: Up to March 2023 £22392.51
Year Two: April 2023 – March 2024 £45461.02 (indicative)
Year Three: April 2024 – March 2025 £45066.25 (indicative)
TOTAL £112919.77 (indicative)


Alternative options considered:

None

Publication date: 16/11/2022

Date of decision: 15/11/2022

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