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Black Country Further Education Colleges - employers’ views requested

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills are currently undertaking Area Based Reviews to identify the best institutional structure to offer high quality provision based on the current and future needs of learners and employers.

The Black Country Area Based Review is in Wave 3 and is due to commence May 2016. With this in mind the Black Country LEP is seeking your views as a local employer who may have used one or more of the six Black Country colleges to help shape the future of provision and to make sure that it better meets your needs going forward.

We have developed a questionnaire to capture your views which can be found on the following link: 

Please complete the questionnaire by Friday 22 April 2016 for your views to count. 

The questionnaire should take around 10-15 minutes of your time and the data will be used to present a business case to the Further Education Commissioner on the future shape of colleges across the Black Country. All data collected will be reported in the form of aggregate statistics and no comments will be linked to a specific employer unless requested.

We abide by strict Market Research Society guidelines in the delivery of our research activities and if you have any issues or concerns or would like to talk to a member of the Black Country Economic Intelligence Unit about this research, then you can contact us on 01384 471130 for more information.

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