Articles from Kirstie Donnelly

Making a commitment to be held accountable for meaningful change

@CityandGuilds Groups's very own interpretation of the Theory of Change  Yesterday (20 Apr) we published our baseline Social Impact Report. It’s something I’m incredibly proud of; our very own interpretation of the Theory of Change. A robust framework by which we can evidence how everything we do across City & Guilds Group is helping people into secure and sustained employment, making businesses stronger, and producing skilled and productive societies.

We must not sacrifice delivering high quality skills and assessments

Concerns over #TLevels and Apprenticeships amid #Covid_19  Calling for a clear connected vision for FE and skills, urging the government to work with FAB to help advise on the most appropriate methods of assessment during the current crisis, Kirstie Donnelly, CEO, City & Guilds Group, has said:

Coronavirus: Urgent clarity on apprenticeships and skills system needed

We have all seen the school closures and exam cancellations announced this week due to #Coronavirus. However, we have been given very little information about the measures being taken to protect and support apprenticeship programmes and our vital skills system.

Lack of focus on further education could cripple the UK labour market if we don’t act now

#UntappedPotential  The UK’s labour market is amidst a transformational and unpredictable period driven by a changing political landscape and rapidly advancing technologies.

#LookBeyond the stigma around #apprenticeships

#NAW2020 - New @CityandGuilds research finds adults living in England think apprenticeships trump university for skills development and value for money... Yet, the majority would still choose university as a route to upskill.