Meet the Team
Meet the team and find out more about the Adult Learning Service in Suffolk.
Our Adult Learning Service Team:
Andy Mawby – Adult Learning Service Manager, Children and Young People’s Services
Lyndsey Hessey – Deputy Adult Learning Service Manager, Children and Young People’s Services.
Caroline Elgood – Adult Learning Quality Manager
Our Adult Learning Service Board Members
Rachel Hood – (Chair) SCC Councillor
Adrian Orr – Assistant Director Education, Skills & Learning
Michael Gray – Head of Skills
Julia Nix – East Anglia District Manager, DWP
Rebecca Hopfensperger – SCC Councillor
Mike Dawe – Further Education
Phil Page – Further Education
Adult Learning Funding and Providers
Suffolk County Council has a contract with the Education and Skills Funding Agency to provide a range of accredited and community learning opportunities for adults aged 19 years and over.
We subcontract to a range of local providers and offer a variety of courses designed to help improve your well-being, learn and improve new skills, or move towards employment.
For further details please see our:
Adult Learning Service Strategy 2021 – 2024: ALS Strategy 2021 – 2024 – version 2 (pdf)
Supply Chain Policy for further details: 2023-24 Supply Chain Policy (pdf)
Accountability Statement 2023-24: 2023-24 ALS Accountability Agreement Statement (pdf)
If you would like to apply to be a provider for the Adult Learning Service please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
In 2021-2022 we achieved:
91% Retention Rate
97% Pass rate
89% Achievement Rate
Our Policies and Reports
Ofsted Report – We are extremely proud of what we offer, and this was recognised by Ofsted in 2016 with our ‘Good’ rating. Read the Ofsted Report
SAR – 2021-22 – Self Assessment Report for Suffolk County Council Adult Learning Service. Read the 2021-22 Self Assessment Report.
SCC Adult Learning Service Course Fee and Pound Plus Information. Read the 2023-24 Course Fees and Pound Plus Information