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Ofsted Annual Report 2020/21: education, children’s services and skills

Ofsted Annual Report 2020/21: education, children’s services and skills

Ofsted's Annual Report presents our findings for the areas we inspect in early years childcare, schools, further education and skills and social care. The last...
Supporting Post-16 FE Practitioners to Teach Social Care

Supporting Post-16 FE Practitioners to Teach Social Care

The Post-16 FE Workforce The adult social care workforce is projected to grow 29% by 2035 (Skills for Care) and the FE sector plays a...
Innovation in Education: Why it’s needed and where we should focus our efforts

Innovation in Education: Why it’s needed and where we should focus our efforts

Global education systems are some of the oldest institutions in the world, with practices that date back hundreds of years. But as the world continues...
Why do we need to focus on non-traditional learners?

Why do we need to focus on non-traditional learners?

Ahead of Heriot-Watt University’s Future Skills Conference at Expo 2020 Dubai on 8 December, Dr Gillian Murray, explores the changes in the student population and...
Embedding Emotional Support for Learners on Health and Social Care Courses

Embedding Emotional Support for Learners on Health and Social Care Courses

Supporting Learners Work in the health and care sector is increasingly seen as a key skill area as the country deals with the consequences of...
Why does sport engage and recruit early talent better than any other industry sector?

Why does sport engage and recruit early talent better than any other industry sector?

We constantly see examples in sport of exceptional talent exploding onto the national and international stage. Teen prodigies such as Emma Raducanu, Jude Bellingham, Noni...
Targeting Active Labour Market Policies to Fill Adult Social Care Vacancies

Targeting Active Labour Market Policies to Fill Adult Social Care Vacancies

Covid-19 and Adult Social Care Out of the multitude of lessons the United Kingdom had to draw from the pandemic, two in particular stand out....
A Career in Adult Social Care – The Views of Young People

A Career in Adult Social Care – The Views of Young People

The Challenge Generational progress in the UK is grinding to a halt. Those in their 20s and 30s today have incomes no higher than the...
Striking a balance: engaging employers in the skills system to achieve better outcomes for learners

Striking a balance: engaging employers in the skills system to achieve better outcomes for learners

Equipping workers with critical skills is key to widening access to secure and good quality work. A well-skilled labour force would deliver economic benefits too, with employers more able to grow and improve...
Harnessing productivity through skills – from puzzle to plan​

Harnessing productivity through skills – from puzzle to plan​

In 2019, CIMA, one of the founding bodies of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, celebrated 100 years of serving business. For the anniversary,...