Research and analysis

A partnership for improvement in skills and development

This publication was withdrawn on 26 February 2016

This good practice example has been withdrawn as it is older than 3 years and may no longer reflect current policy.

Ofsted good practice example showing how Skills and Development Alliance uses a consortium of community-based providers.



Faced with the challenge of the ‘Minimum Contract Value’ requirements, nine community-based organisations decided to form an equal partnership. Based on shared values and aspirations, the Skills and Development Alliance has robust structures to support it and protect all members.