Furness Education and Skills Partnership was set up in 2011 to support a partnership between education and business to allow students in the Furness area to build the skills and aspirations needed to succeed in the 21st century market place.In April 2019 FESP was awarded charity status.
FESP facilitates projects, events and links which enable and drive enterprise, innovation and long term growth in the local, national and national economy. This includes events such as Skills Fest, Furness Big Bang Fair and projects including Happy and Healthy Lifestyles and Building My Skills.
The Barrow Engineering Project raise the profile of Engineering in the local area and enrich STEM attainment of learners within the project through the existing curriculum and extra-curricular activities. The BEP is supported by the RAEng and the Sir John Fisher Foundation.
Furness Education and Skills Partnership
Furness Education & Skills Partnership (FESP) was established in July 2011. FESP is a partnership of schools, colleges, local employers and agencies which recognise the need to equip local young people with knowledge, skills and aspirations relevant to a competitive 21st century market-place. FESP facilitate projects, events and links which enable and drive enterprise, innovation and long-term growth in the local, regional and national economy.