See our video services!
At The Guide Liverpool, we’ve been helping businesses promote themselves and reach new clients and customers for years. Our professional video crew can help you increase engagement, interaction and revenue by presenting your business to a wide audience with a creative, exciting promotional video for use on multiple online channels.
Grants of between £15,000 and £40,000 will go to Adult Education Providers to ensure that learners who have struggled to access IT during COVID-19 have the opportunity to access computer equipment and the required technology to ensure they can complete any online learning
Many courses are continuing online teaching, but without access to suitable technology and equipment, learners are unable to carry on with their studies. Providers including colleges, independent training providers and Local Authority providers of adult and community learning, will now receive the grants to enable them to provide learners with appropriate resources.
The £915,000 in funding comes from the £55 million Adult Education Budget, which due to its devolution agreement, the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has been responsible for commissioning and funding since August 2019. It aims to work with adults (aged 19 and over) who live in the Liverpool City Region to provide the skills and learning they need to equip them for work, an apprenticeship or other learning.
Contracted providers have been given guidance as to how this funding can be used to benefit learners, such as supporting those who are self-isolating or caring for others affected by coronavirus and unable to go to classes, those who don’t have internet access at home or don’t have a suitable device on which to compete the necessary online course work.
“These past few months have shown how valuable digital skills are and they’ll be even more valuable as more and more jobs and businesses embrace online working.
“We’re investing almost £1m to ensure that learners across the region have access to the tech that they need to keep up their studies. We will do our best to make sure wherever possible that nobody falls behind or is left behind because of the difficulties caused by COVID-19.
“I want this to help people across the region to succeed not just in the coming weeks and months with their learning, but in years to come where they can play a key role in our recovery.”
Sign up with us to receive the latest news, straight to your inbox!