Our purpose is the same today as it has always been – to help people, organisations and economies develop their skills for growth. Today, the Group consists of City & Guilds, ILM, Kineo, The Oxford Group, Digitalme and e3Learning. Our businesses provide a broad and imaginative range of products and services that help people achieve their potential through work-based learning. Together, they set the standards for corporate learning, on-the-job development, and skills recognition. Everything we do – from the way we work, to our products and services, to our charitable investments – seeks to make a difference to individuals and communities around the world.
The City & Guilds Group has announced it is providing grants to The Girls’ Network and Sova, as well as a one-off investment to East Coast FM, as part of its £5m Skills Development Fund. The Fund, which launched in September 2015, supports projects and communities to create long-term, sustainable change by improving skills across the world.
US digital credentialing leader Credly teams up with UK and EU based Digitalme to help individuals demonstrate achievements and employers to see every skill, accelerating the use of digital credentials internationally
HT2 Labs is the latest company to receive investment from the City & Guilds Group’s £2.5 million New Venture Fund, which was set up to support technology-driven companies with the potential to make a significant impact in global skills and workforce development.
The City & Guilds Group has today announced its investment in Dublin-based cloud simulation platform provider, EmpowerTheUser (ETU). It’s the fourth investment from the Group’s New Venture Fund, which invests into post – revenue companies and entrepreneurs to support worldwide skills development.
The UK’s leading apprenticeship matching service, GetMyFirstJob, has today announced £1 million in new investment from Nesta Impact Investments and the City & Guilds Group following a successful funding round.