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Employment and Skills – Digital Boost and Strategic Commissioning Framework

To inform Cabinet of the successful application for European Social Fund (ESF) grant for a workforce development project, “Digital Boost”. This project aims to support the delivery of digital skills and increased progression in employment for working people in South Yorkshire. Approval is sought to enter into an ESF funding contract with DWP (Digital Boost) to lead a South Yorkshire project of FE, HE and local authorities and deliver the project locally. The report also seeks approval to develop and implement a commissioning strategic commissioning framework underpinning the delivery of the Digital Boost project and wider delivery activities in order to progress the borough’s employment and skills strategy.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/11/2020

Decision due: 16 Dec 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Spokesperson Regeneration and Culture

Lead director: Executive Director Place

Department: Place Directorate


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