#GE19 - Political parties all agree on the importance of adult education, but the next step is to ensure it works While they may disagree on the best way forward, it is positive to see all political parties committing to an increased focus on adult education and lifelong learning. As I wrote previously, the labour market is in continuous evolution and two-thirds of the future 2030 workforce have already left compulsory education.
#Brexit will play a central role, but closing the adult skills gap in left behind places should be key to this general election While Brexit will play a central role in this general election, it is the deeper economic concerns that drove the ‘Leave’ vote that politicians must urgently address, one of the most important of these is the adult skills gap.
Exeter Officially Best City in England for Apprenticeships - #NAW2020 The City of Exeter has received national recognition for its exceptional recruitment of Apprentices. In a period where Apprenticeships starts have fallen, Exeter has bucked the national trend to sit at the top of the league table of the nation’s cities.