Issue details

Approval of Investment Plan for Adult Learning Numeracy Initiative ("Multiply"

The Authority has received £2.7m of funding for the ‘multiply’ initiative which aims to see local areas invest in meaningful participation that boosts people’s ability to use maths in their daily life, at home and work – and enable adults to achieve formal qualification that can open doors for them (such as into a job, progression in a job, or progression to further study).. This funding is received over a three year period and an investment plan requires approval before submission to the Department for Education by 30th June 2022

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure >£500,000 & Affects from than one division;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/04/2022

Decision due: 31 May 2022 by Executive

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

Lead director: Corporate Director of Children and Young People's Services

Contact: Amanda Newbold, Assistant Director, Education & Skills Email: paul.cliff@northyorks.gov.uk Email: Amanda.Newbold@northyorks.gov.uk.

Consultation process

Research by snap polls, questionnaires, focus group meetings and 1-1 discussions

Consultees

Local Enterprise Partnership, cross section of residents through citizens panel, providers of Post 19 education and other key stakeholders including community groups