Service delivery training launched

The first pilot training sessions to teach 2,000 public sector commissioners how to work with the third sector were launched this week.

The Improvement and Development Agency, a training body owned by the Local Government Association, was handed £2m of Government money in March. It will train 2,000 public sector commissioners in working with charities and voluntary organisations on public service delivery contracts (Third Sector, 14 March).

IDeA is running a conference today aimed at public sector procurement officers, designed as a dummy run for training with the commissioners.

Sarah Wood, programme director at IDeA, said the initial training day would inform the main process. "We will get feedback on how the training was received," she said.

IDeA expects to have drawn up the list of commissioners by November.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Register
Already registered?
Sign in

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus