Sara Gaskell

Strategic Partnership Manager – Adults

Sara took up her role at the Lancashire Skills Hub in March 2017 and she is responsible for supporting the development and implementation of a Lancashire Skills and Employment Strategic Framework. Sara’s focus is on all of the activity focused on adults and labour market mobility – joining the dots and helping to ensure that we maximise impact across the county.

Sara has worked in the skills sector for over 17 years. Originally a trainer for British Airways Holidays, she moved into work based learning and has had the opportunity to work for private providers and Colleges both within Lancashire and Manchester. Sara is passionate about supporting Lancashire Businesses and residents with the skills they need to prosper.

In her spare time Sara is a keen scuba diver, and has dived in the UK and multiple exotic locations such as Cayman Islands. She is a Scuba instructor and loves helping people to be able to experience the underwater world.

Latest Updates and Events

Lancashire Skills Projects Receive £11.9M Funding Boost

An £11.9m package of support has been awarded to 5 new Lancashire projects which aim to help Lancashire’s businesses to develop the skill levels of their employees and...

Cyber Girls First Virtually March into Blackpool!

During this term, under the Code Name: Red Panda, in 3 Blackpool Schools, 60 young women from Highfield Leadership Academy, Armfield Academy and Montgomery Academy took part in the first virtual Cyber Girls First event to...

Businesses to donate more than £500,000 to train apprentices to support Lancashire’s Covid-19 recovery plans

A consortium of Lancashire organisations are working together to help local businesses develop their workforce and retain funding within the county as it recovers from the effects of...