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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,...
Inspiration from a micro EpAO on their Ofqual recognition journey

Inspiration from a micro EpAO on their Ofqual recognition journey

Back in 2020, the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute, @IFAteched), announced the transfer of the EQA of end-point assessment to @Ofqual, or,...
Innovative Land & Civil Surveying Course Launched at Leeds College of Building

Innovative Land & Civil Surveying Course Launched at Leeds College of Building

Leeds College of Building is launching a unique ‘Methods of Land & Civil Surveying’ course to help boost local careers in the construction industry and...
New Site Operative training becomes a reality thanks to Let’s Talk Real Skills

New Site Operative training becomes a reality thanks to Let’s Talk Real Skills

A new Site Operative qualification is being offered to people in the Leeds City Region who want to get a foothold in the construction industry. ...
National Highways launches specialist concrete qualification with the University of Derby

National Highways launches specialist concrete qualification with the University of Derby

A new qualification in Concrete Pavement and Construction Maintenance has been launched by National Highways and the University of Derby in a move to plug...
A Long-Term Pay, Employment and Skills Plan for Adult Social Care

A Long-Term Pay, Employment and Skills Plan for Adult Social Care

Short-Term Crunch and Long-Term Challenges Anyone who thinks social care is an unskilled job should try working in the sector for even a day. They...
Top 12 seasonal skills

Top 12 seasonal skills

How many do you have? With the festive season fast approaching, Manchester-based project management experts MOL (@MOLlearn) reveal the top 12 seasonal skills every household needs...
Robust Initial Diagnostic Assessment

Robust Initial Diagnostic Assessment

The Ofsted Education Inspection Framework (EIF) is a term we have all been familiar with for what seems a long time, although it has only...