Articles from CBI (Confederation of British Industry)

45% of employers value academic and technical qualifications equally

EMPLOYER COMMITMENT TO SKILLS TRAINING STRENGTHENS - Education and Learning for the Modern World: CBI/Pearson 2019 Education and Skills Survey report #FutureofEducation New survey report finds most firms expect to maintain or increase investment in training their workforce amid expanding links between businesses and schools, colleges, and universities.

CBI unveils manifesto: 2020 will define the UK for a generation

Unlock competitiveness and work with business, as next year will define UK for a generation, says CBI Director-General The next government must set the UK on course to tackle the biggest challenges of our day: giving every young person the skills for a changing world; reducing the blight of inequality across our country; and tackling the climate crisis. This will require a more inclusive form of capitalism than ever before, and business is ready to play its full part, the CBI will say.

RENEWED PARTNERSHIP NEEDED TO KICKSTART LIFELONG LEARNING

Technology is rapidly changing the workplace whilst adult participation in education at its lowest in two decades.

Time to reform the Apprenticeship #Levy - 4 urgent steps Government must take

FURTHER REFORM URGENTLY NEEDED FOR EFFECTIVE #APPRENTICESHIP LEVY Urgent steps must be taken by Government to reform the Apprenticeship Levy in England, so firms can offer more of the high-quality training they need to succeed.  That’s according to a new CBI report, ‘Learning on the job: Improving the Apprenticeship Levy.’

Education System Leaving Young People Unprepared for the #FutureofWork

EDUCATION SYSTEM LEAVING YOUNG PEOPLE UNPREPARED FOR MODERN WORLD Character and broader skills need greater emphasis in education

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