Skills East Sussex (SES)

SES constitutional documents

A) Statement of priorities

Skills East Sussex (SES) has used research conducted by East Sussex County Council into the skills needs within the East Sussex priority economic sectors. Discussions with a range of employers have  identified skills issues to address collectively.

SES focuses on addressing skills issues that affect the following economic sectors:

  • Engineering and advanced manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Health and social care
  • Creative, media and digital
  • Land-based
  • Visitor economy and tourism

SES identified and agreed the following 6 strategic priorities for 2021-2030.

  • Priority 1: Ensuring that national policy and funding supports the delivery of learning and skills in East Sussex
  • Priority 2: Enabling our FE/HE establishments to recruit excellent educators with specialist technical knowledge
  • Priority 3: Improving our digital skills and digital inclusion
  • Priority 4: Upskilling our workforce to increase regional productivity
  • Priority 5: Supporting the unemployed and unqualified
  • Priority 6: Skills for a Net Zero future

B) Skills East Sussex Terms of Reference 2019 to 2021 

C) SES Activity Plan 

SES Activity Plan 2017 to 2020 has concluded. This addressed: 

  • improving the quality and relevance of Careers Information Advice and Guidance for people of all ages
  • helping young people become ready for the world of work
  • addressing gender imbalance in employment and study in key industries and sectors
  • making sure that the curriculum is shaped by employers wherever there is scope for this to be done
  • helping to stimulate the uptake of apprenticeships and higher level learning.

D) SES Members and Register of Members’ Interests (to be confirmed)

This information is not yet available.

E) Board meeting minutes

Please see below for the minutes and documents of the latest Skills East Sussex meetings.