Third Sector Consortium (3SC)
Gecko is a member of the Third Sector Consortium (3SC), the voluntary sector national lead for the Department of Work and Pension’s Future Jobs Fund, aiming to develop additional jobs for workless young people, in roles that are rewarding for the individual and also have a positive community impact.
Birmingham City Council
Birmingham City Council have supported Gecko’s CATE programme through the Working Neighbourhood Fund.
Newcastle College Group
Newcastle College Group (NCG) are the prime contractor for the Work Programme
Department of Work and Pensions
The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) are the funder of the Work Programme
European Social Fund
The European Social Fund is the co-founder of the Work Programme
Skills Funding Agency
SFA – Skills Funding Agency are the founder of the Leadership and Management Advisory Service
Job Centre Plus
Job Centre Plus is a government agency for working-age people in Great Britain. The agency was formed when the Employment Service, which operated Jobcentres, merged with the Benefits Agency, which ran social security offices, and was re-branded as Jobcentre Plus on 1 April 2002. It is an executive agency of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and reports directly to the Minister of State for Employment
Delivery arm of NCP (Newcastle College Group)
Based in La Coruña (Spain), Integra are our partners in promoting European mobility through cultural and transnational mobility projects.
INCOMA is a training agency with a wide range of experience in developing initiatives and co-ordinating projects within the framework of programmes funded by the EU (such as the Lifelong Learning Programme and the Erasmus+ Programme). Based in Seville, they are currently our partners in the Erasmus+ Black Country Consortium Project.
Praktica, Formacion y Consultoria
Praktica are a multidisciplinary team of professionals with more than 15 years of experience in job training and business creation. As a transnational company, Praktica participates actively in the design, writing, presentation, coordination and evaluation of European Projects. Their team helps Gecko implement the Erasmus+ Black Country Consortium Project in Seville, Spain.
CEDIT is based in Tuscany, Italy. The organisation promotes entrepreneurship and supports the growth of Small and Medium Enterprises, developing a constant activity of consultancy, planning and vocational training. CEDIT is our partner in the Erasmus+ Black Country Consortium Project and in the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership “Youth Talent to Market”.
Learning Centre for Youth
LC Youth is a National Youth Organization located in Limassol, Cyprus. LC Youth manages European, national and international programs and other cooperation programs in education, training, youth and community work. We partner with them to implement the Erasmus Plus Strategic Partnership “Youth Talent to Market”.
CPA Connect Abruzzo
Connect Abruzzo is all about developing people for work and opening them up to Europe wide opportunities. The organisation give people the tools and vision to take the right direction to improve their lives. Their vision is founded on practice, hands on experience, evolved direct from the work place. Based in Lanciano, Italy, they are currently our partners in the Erasmus+ Black Country Consortium Project.