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Funding specialist Stewart Segal discusses new Employer Funding Pilot

FE News chats with FE funding specialist Stewart Segal about the new £250 million Employer Funding Pilot in the second installment of our funding series.

Stewart discusses the challenges and opportunities that this pilot provides to the sector. One of them being to enable providers to work more closely with employers to deliver programmes that suit their business needs.

Click on the video below to hear what he has to say:

FE News filmed a three part mini series with Stewart on funding issues. Click on the link below to watch the first one on current challenges in the sector:

If you wanted a little more information on the new £250 million Employer Procurement Funding Pilot, here is a video interview with CEO Geoff Russell, chief executive of the Skills Funding Agency, where he discusses the early concepts of the procurement programme. This interview was shot just before the announcement of the scheme and provides a lot of detail on its original concept:

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