Workforce Development Information

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Dear Blackpool and the Fylde College,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my query as specifically as possible.
Please can you provide information on the following:

1. Does your organisation use a Learning Management System and e-learning provision for employee / staff training?
2. If no, are there ongoing plans to purchase a Learning Management System and e-learning provision for employee training in the near future?
3. What is the name of the Learning Management System (product name) and which company is it purchased from?
4. Provide brief information of the current e-learning courses that are used in employee training.
5. Who provides the e-learning courses that are used in employee training?
6. Provide the development themes of the eLearning courses that are used in employee training (i.e. Compliance, Safeguarding, etc.)
7. Value of the current contract, date of commencement and date of expiry.
8. Who is responsible for ensuring the LMS and e-learning provision meets your training requirements?
9. Can you please provide your current organisational structure for the college.

I would like the above information to be provided to me via email.
If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after receipt, however I would be grateful if you could confirm that you have received this request.
If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me via email or phone and I will be happy to clarify what I am asking for, my details are outlined below.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

Chris Sharman

Linda Smith, Blackpool and the Fylde College

Thank you for your FOI Request (below), it will be processed as soon as possible.

Regards

Linda Smith
Head of Management Information & Funding
Blackpool and The Fylde College
T 01253 504 064
M 07908 670 701
E [email address]

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Linda Smith, Blackpool and the Fylde College

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Dear Mr/Ms Sharman

Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act (email below).
On behalf of Blackpool and The Fylde College, please find below the information you have requested:

1. Does your organisation use a Learning Management System and e-learning provision for employee / staff training?
Yes

2. If no, are there ongoing plans to purchase a Learning Management System and e-learning provision for employee training in the near future?
Not applicable

3. What is the name of the Learning Management System (product name) and which company is it purchased from?
Moodle (provider information is available via Google)

4. Provide brief information of the current e-learning courses that are used in employee training.
Mandatory Safeguarding and Prevent training
Equality & Diversity awareness and training
Data Protection awareness and some training
Elements of our Employee Induction programme
Extensive additional Learning and Teaching in specialist and general areas

5. Who provides the e-learning courses that are used in employee training?
A range of providers including UK Government, the Health & Safety Executive and our own in house education and support services

6. Provide the development themes of the eLearning courses that are used in employee training (i.e. Compliance, Safeguarding, etc.)
Safeguarding
Legal compliance
Learning and teaching assessment
Continuous professional development and enhancement
Awareness raising of internal policies and procedures

7. Value of the current contract, date of commencement and date of expiry.
Open source software so no cost or renewal

8. Who is responsible for ensuring the LMS and e-learning provision meets your training requirements?
Various managers depending on the area including Professional Development Manager, Data Protection Officer, Safeguarding Manager, Health & Safety Manager etc

9. Can you please provide your current organisational structure for the college.
Attached - please note this has been redacted as it contained personal data which are protected by the Data Protection Act 2018.

Yours sincerely

Head of Management Information & Funding
Blackpool and The Fylde College
T 01253 504064
M 07908 670701
E [Blackpool and the Fylde College request email]

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