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Skill up north: can localism bridge the skills gap?

Skill up north: can localism bridge the skills gap? will mark the publication of Edge’s sixth quarterly report on skills shortages in the UK, with a...

  • Tuesday, 12 November 2019 06:00 PM
  • Liverpool Town Hall, High Street, Liverpool, L2 3SW

Articles from Alice Barnard

Facing up to skills shortages in the digital age

Before we had even heard the dreaded words ‘COVID-19’, the world and the labour market were already changing fast.

Education and skills policy is still stuck in the 1980s

The 1980s are back; shoulder pads, headbands, ruffle-neck blouses. It’s a well-rehearsed aphorism that fashions repeatedly ‘come round again’, and so if often feels with education policy.

#FutureofEducation - Our century-old, rote-learning, exam factory approach to education is no longer not fit for purpose

Not run of the industrial mill Superficially there is an element of incongruity that many of the buildings which symbolise Britain’s industrial age have assumed a different monumentality as the homes of art in latter years.

In defence of the BTEC

It doesn’t seem so long ago that the Edge Foundation was writing about ‘the rise of the BTEC’ and how this qualification was gaining currency amongst universities on a par with A-levels.

Apprentices #BlazeATrail, but the government scheme is off track

There is definitely an air of pyromania in the National Apprenticeship Service’s latest campaigns to promote apprenticeships.

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