Articles from Open University

EMPLOYERS TURN TO TRAINING AS BUSINESSES STRUGGLE TO RECRUIT

More than two-thirds (68%) of UK employers have struggled to find skilled workers this year, with Brexit uncertainty making talent scarcer.

THE OPEN UNIVERSITY AND SPORT ENGLAND UNVEIL FREE SPORT COACHING COURSE

The Open University and Sport England have partnered to deliver a free online course to educate and develop sports coaches, officials, instructors and activity leaders.

Degree apprenticeships at the Open University are supporting the #FutureofWork

OU law students collaborate with prison learners to host radio show tackling legal issues

Open University law students from around the UK have collaborated with prison learners to record a series of radio programmes for broadcast on prison radio, as part of a pioneering project by the University’s Open Justice Centre.

£3 billion of apprenticeship funding remains unspent

New analysis from The Open University (6 Feb) suggests that UK businesses could be at risk of losing £3 billion in funding that could be used to increase skills and boost productivity.