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Ufi VocTech Trust response to the Skills for Jobs White Paper

At Ufi (@UfiTrust), we welcome the plans outlined in the long-awaited Skills for Jobs white paper, published on 21st January 2021 by the Department for Education. Our mission at Ufi is to champion the power of technology to improve skills for work, and we will continue to advocate for the role of quality digital technology to help enable each area outlined in the white paper;

Shake up of training sector vital for post-covid economic recovery, says vocational technology trust

From PPE training to increasing employment prospects of vulnerable young people, vocational education specialist Ufi (@UfiTrust) delivers post-covid strategy to shape the future of further education and vocational training 

Ufi Ventures Invests In Soft Skills Training Company

London-based soft skills training platform BODYSWAPS (@BODYSWAPS_VR) has secured a £150,000 investment from @UfiVentures to continue developing its immersive learning modules and tools. Alongside funding from Ufi Ventures, which invests in early-stage companies developing vocational technologies, BODYSWAPS has also secured investment from Haatch Ventures and DMoonshot.

Shining the Spotlight on the Important Skills the Country Needs

It was great to hear the Prime Ministers speech on the 30th September. It was a welcome recognition of the importance of the full spectrum of the skills sector, and the need to focus on vocational skills as an integral part of our economic recovery and planning.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution must be underpinned by the Fourth Educational Revolution

Following on from the Prime Minister’s comments on the need to improve vocational education provision in the UK and plans for the forthcoming Autumn Education White Paper and a speech next week on the same, there’s a timely opportunity to revisit an article written by Ufi’s CEO, Rebecca Garrod-Waters, back in 2018 (21 August).

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