Established in 2001, the Greater Manchester Learning Provider Network (GMLPN) is a network of over 100 members including, Independent Training Providers, FE Colleges, Community Voluntary Organisations, Universities and key suppliers and other stakeholders. They work alongside key partners and local authorities to achieve an ever-closer alignment between the needs of employers, individuals, communities and the suppliers of skills.
Anne Gornall, Executive Director commented:
“We are very pleased to have Healthy Me Healthy Communities join the network and we are very excited to collaborate with them on the great community work they are doing and help support their strategic approach to the Greater Manchester skills sector.”
Healthy Me Healthy Communities (HMHC) is a not-for-profit social enterprise founded in 2012 making a positive difference to people’s health, lives and local communities. HMHC operates on the principles of co-production, bringing together a range of partners, resources and assets for achieving positive outcomes in neighbourhoods across Manchester. The HMHC Learning Store offers a range of accredited and non-accredited provision as part of an escalator approach to enable local residents to take their next steps towards employment, enterprise and improved wellbeing.
Hollie Louise Walsh – Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Healthy Me Healthy Communities said:
“We are delighted to join the network and look forward to collaborating with fellow members to develop our provision, offer and reach across Greater Manchester. We are passionate advocates of the transformational power of adult and community education and look forward to contributing to and learning from the network”