More than three-quarters (79 per cent) of businesses expect to increase the number of higher-skilled roles over the coming years. Yet two-thirds (66 per cent) fear that there will be a lack of sufficiently skilled people to fill vacancies.
93% of UK CIOs agree more focus should be placed on alleviating the IT skills shortage
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have found that raising your level of education and skills during your working life are key factors in determining your quality of life in retirement and older age.
The college sector’s performance on apprenticeships has come under fire after analysis by FE Week, the education and skills newspaper, found that many college budgets had devoted a scant two percent to apprenticeships, despite them being a major plank in the government’s economic policy.
Apprenticeship numbers in the joinery and woodworking industry could suffer a “catastrophic collapse” if the CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) was axed, according to a leading trade body.
Ofsted’s chief inspector has raised concerned about the quality of apprenticeships being offered to young people, as the government continues its drive to ensure that more are available than ever before.
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YouTube is replacing careers advisers as a primary source of information about the world of work, according to new research commissioned by the careers advisory campaign Your Life.
This year marks the graduation of the first students who had to pay £9,000 a year in tuition fees – and, worryingly, ComRes recently revealed that half of them feel their degrees weren’t worth the money.
The number of 16- to 18-year-olds not in education, employment or training (NEET) in England between April and June is at its lowest since records began in 2000, according to official figures reveal today. The Government are asserting that the quarterly figures are the latest indication it is succeeding in its drive to abolish youth…
Academic qualifications have been becoming less of a priority in graduate recruitment for some time, with two thirds of employers saying work experience is more important for assessing skills and potential.
The convenience and geographical reach of online proctored testing, together with its efficiency and cost effectiveness, is driving its adoption globally, but how do we ensure the best results?
The government have announced a new productivity plan that hopes to boost the GBP by 31% and also wants to streamline the educational system to create set routes into high skills jobs.
Education can be a big part of employee development. This infographic details the ideal learning environment.
London, UK – 18 December 2014: An analysis on the growth trends in UK employment has been released by Indeed today. The company has sourced specific information around the number of job postings advertised across the UK at any given time, the jobs available within each industry, and which areas of the UK serve as employment…