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Function: To oversee and coordinate activity to develop and deliver education, skills and training services in Powys. Its remit includes transformational projects for Powys schools system, as well as training and development (including apprenticeships) for those not in education.

Membership: PCC, PAVO, Schools, NPTC, NFTW, Careers Wales

PAVO/Third Sector Representation: Peter Lathbury (PAVO)

Meeting Frequency: Quarterly

Project Boards and other partnership groups under the Board's governance:

1. Twenty First Century Schools

Purpose: To develop and implement Powys' project to deliver PCC's schools modernisation programme, including:

  • Brecon Campus project
  • Ysgol Dafydd Lloyd project
  • Gwernyfed project
  • Glantwymyn project
  • Welshpool project
  • Machynlleth project
  • Cashless systems in schools project
  • Early Years project

Membership: PCC only

Third Sector Representation: None


2. Powys Youth Engagement and Progression Framework Board

Purpose: To develop and implement activity from the Youth Engagement and Progression Framework to support the education and training of young people and young adults (16-25).

  • Workstream 1: Early indentifiction of NEETs
  • Workstream 2: NEET Management
  • Workstream 3: Provision
  • Workstream 4: Funding (education improvement grant, ESF funding)
  • Workstream 5: Powys Youth Academy

Membership: PCC, PAVO, Careers Wales, schools, DWP, Cambrian Training, NPTC

Third Sector Representation: Yvonne Owen Newns (PAVO)


If you have any questions about the work of any of the partnerships in Powys or require further information please contact PAVO Helpdesk here. or telephone 0845 009 3288. Alternatively you can contact us by post at: PAVO, Unit 30 Ddole Road Industrial Estate, Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 6DF

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