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Apprenticeships: it’s time to focus on quality not quantity

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The government has renewed its commitment to the skills strategy, but it will only be successful if better partnerships are formed with industry

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Apprenticeships: it’s time to focus on quality not quantity

Shared from on 5 July 2017

The government has renewed its commitment to the skills strategy, but it will only be successful if better partnerships are formed with industry

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Hammond puts aside £500m to fill post-Brexit skills gap

Shared from on 6 March 2017

Students who opt for a technical education will be offered maintenance loans for the first time, under a £500m-a-year plan...

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The skills gap risks allowing the developing world to leap-frog the West in the industries of the future

Shared from on 9 December 2016

The skills gap risks allowing the developing world to leap-frog the West in the industries of the future, argues Jeremy Warner.

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School-leavers ‘lack essential workplace skills’

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Most school-leavers do not have the basic skills needed for work, according to a survey by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

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Tony Blair: Don’t blame migrants for taking your job

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The former Labour Prime Minister has told unemployed British workers they should not blame migrants but instead get a better education in order to keep up

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Tony Blair: Don’t blame migrants for taking your job

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The former Labour Prime Minister has told unemployed British workers they should not blame migrants but instead get a better education in order to keep up

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All officers ‘should have degrees’, says College of Policing

Shared from on 13 November 2015

All new police officers in England and Wales could require a degree in future, under plans proposed by the College of Policing.

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Britain is falling behind on wages and education

Shared from on 7 September 2015

Britain is lagging behind other countries in education and wages, according to the World Economic Forum.

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Employers warn of ‘skills emergency’

Shared from on 13 July 2015

More than half of employers fear they will not be able to recruit enough high-skilled workers, according to a survey by the CBI.

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Skills shortages holding back the UK’s economic recovery

Shared from on 16 December 2014

The UK's chronic skills shortage is hampering productivity and holding back the economic recovery, business leaders believe.

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Give cities more power to boost UK growth, says study

Shared from on 22 October 2014

An RSA report suggests handing skills funding over to cities to enable them to provide the right kind of training.

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Are employers really worried about Britain’s language skills?

Shared from on 26 June 2014

The small print of the CBI's survey suggests that employers may not be so worried as their lobby group would like to suggest

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CBI call to cut tuition fees to end ‘skills vacuum’

Shared from on 12 March 2014

The Confederation of British Industry wants action to make science, technology, engineering and maths careers 'more attractive.'

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Many immigrants ‘are better qualified than white Britons’

Shared from on 11 March 2014

Immigrants to Britain are better qualified than the existing population - and many of those who settled here generations ago are considerably outperforming their white neighbours in education, according to a new study.

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