Janet Jackson

Strategic Partnership Manager – Young People

Janet took up the role of Strategic Partnership Manager – Young People with the Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub in August 2016.  In this role, Janet focuses on learning provision for young people who are not engaged in education, employment or training and on a range of support for those at risk of becoming disengaged, currently focussing on ESF funded projects.

This work  includes bringing together the projects and partners involved as chair of the Lancashire Youth Steering Group and undertaking research into the needs of young people in Lancashire and how education and training provision can meet those needs, in order to inform future commissioning of discretionary funded activities.

Janet has worked in education and training for over 20 years, as Head of Service 14-19 at Blackburn with Darwen Council, Partnership Director for Trafford for the Learning and Skills Council and commissioning and contract managing learning for young people and adults for the Learning and Skills Council in Lancashire and the training and enterprise council, LAWTEC.

Key to Janet’s work is a passion to help young people make their path towards economic independence and to identify and achieve their own goals.

Latest Updates and Events

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Lancashire Enterprise Partnership and Partners launch Skills for Work website

The Lancashire Enterprise Partnership’s Skills and Employment Hub has, in partnership with over 50 organisations, created www.skillsforwork.info to help the people of Lancashire gain the skills they need...

Expansion of Careers Hub in Lancashire to help transform careers education and support skills for Covid-19 recovery

All 155 secondary schools and colleges in Lancashire will be able to be part of the Lancashire Careers Hub Expansion of proven model supporting young people with their...

Over 600 residents from underrepresented groups in Greater Manchester and Lancashire set to benefit from digital workforce funding

14 projects to receive funding as part of the Fast Track Digital Workforce Fund supporting businesses to address skills gaps & residents to enter well paid creative, digital...