Employment Skills and Learning

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Southampton Employment, Skills and Learning Partnership exists to provide collaborative leadership for the collective development of local learning, skills and employment provision to meet current and future demands (employer, residents, provider).

  • Alan Jenkinson - Employer, Delivery Services Manager, Skills Funding Agency
  • Alice Wrighton - Principal of Richard Taunton Sixth Form College
  • Alison Sumpter - Network Manager, Association of Learning Providers
  • Amanda Percy - Post 16 Advisor Southampton/Portsmouth City Councils
  • Andy Sherman - Department for Work and Pensions
  • Cath Longhurst - Chief Executive, Education Business Partnership
  • Councillor Darren Paffey (Chair) - Cabinet Member for Communities, Culture and Leisure
  • Dan Freshwater - CEO Wheatsheaf Trust
  • David Pollard - Education, Skills and business Support Chairman
  • David Wrighton - IBEX/Springboard and Chair of the SVS Building Bridges Forum
  • Denise Edghill - Head of Skills and Regeneration
  • Prof. Graham Baldwin - Vice–Chancellor, Solent University
  • Graham Wilson - Headteacher, St George's Catholic College
  • Jo Cassey - Principal Officer, Education, Southampton City Council
  • Jonty Archibald - Headteacher, Regents Park School
  • Sarah Stannard - Principal of Southampton City College
  • Siobhan Flynn - Employment and Skills Manager, Solent LEP
  • Vanessa Cass - Interim Principal of Itchen Sixth Form College
Strategy documents

If you have any queries about the partnership please email strategy.unit@southampton.gov.uk