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UK economy risks £3.3 billion loss if the country’s skills gap isn’t closed

The UK's future economic success is in jeopardy, warns the Association of Colleges, as latest forecasting highlights the impact of not closing the country's skills gap.
play-based learning

Play-based learning to develop 21st Century Skills

Aaditya Tangri, Co-Founder & CEO of Kalebr Americas and Founder of STEAMathalon shares his thoughts on why play-based learning today is important for a brighter future tomorrow.
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The importance of STEM skills and closing the gap

Mark Brownridge, Director General of the Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) highlights the importance of STEM skills for the future of the private sector and how to close the current gap, here.
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What is going on with the Shared Prosperity Fund?

Nigel Wilcock, Executive Director, Institute of Economic Development, expresses his frustrations with the lack of communication on the Shared Prosperity Fund consultation.
humanised machine learning

How humanised machine learning is augmenting human intelligence

Mind Foundry Director of Research, Nathan Korda, discusses how humanised machine learning platforms are enabling the rise of the ‘citizen data scientist’.
civil nuclear energy sector

Civil nuclear energy sector – A world of opportunities to grow skills 

Dale Edwards, Consultant Specialist, Clarke Willmott is passionate about preparing our next generation of workers to upskill those already in work. Here, he shares his thoughts about how the civil nuclear energy sector is full of opportunities.
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AgileDS for government and students

University of Hull and Evoco use the Agile Business Consortium’s AgileDS™ approach to give graduates the opportunity to develop and grow their skills for government and private sector.
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Smart Working: Preparing for a digital future

In this ebook, Alison White from PLACEmaking lifts the lid on Smart Working practices and reveals her thoughts on preparing both people and places for the digital future.
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Futureproof? Preparing for a data-driven future

Alison Kennedy, Director of the Science and Technology Facilities Council's Hartree Centre, discusses the priorities organisations must address to enable UK industry to thrive and prepare for future advances in computing.
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PgCert non-medical prescribing with enhanced clinical skills

Enhance your clinical skills and practice and become an independent non-medical prescriber at the University of Salford.
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Students felt pressured to go to university by school teachers

New research looking into the benefit of apprenticeships has revealed that 64% of Britons felt pressured to go to university by teachers whilst they were at school, and a further 41% felt pressured by their parents.
offshore wind sector

Offshore wind sector set to increase female workforce

New offshore wind sector skills package will see jobs triple to 27,000 by 2030 and aims to achieve 33% women in the total offshore wind workforce.
digital talent

Fit for the future: Government investment in digital talent

David Rai, Sparta Global, discusses the challenges that government organisations face in recruiting and retaining digital talent.
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Women in the tech world: We need you

In this article, Stacey Wilkinson talks about how her experiences whilst travelling the world as a recruiter led her to believe that economies need more women in the tech world.
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6 ways Gen Z will transform the workplace

While millennials still make up about 75% of the current workforce, Gen Z is slowly making its way in to transform the workplace, Laura Gayle, Business Woman Guide, discusses here.
IT Industry, Women

Where are all the women in the IT industry?

Ilijana Vavan, Managing Director of Kaspersky Lab for Europe, discusses the clear gender gap in the IT industry as research reveals that women only account for 26% of the computing workforce.
STEM skills

What can tech businesses do to address the STEM skills shortage?

A recent STEM skills indicator showed that businesses at the cutting edge of the industrial economy are feeling the effects of a lack of STEM skills in the UK workforce. Rich Mortimer, Chief People Officer, Egress Software Technologies, discusses how tech business can address the issue.
US businesses, veterans, digital skills gap

Filling the digital skills gap: why US businesses are looking to veterans

US businesses are calling in reinforcements to fill the ever-widening skills gap that pervades the tech sector: our military veterans.
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Why organisations should be offering mentoring

Organisations should be offering mentoring to every employee. There are several, often overlooked, benefits to mentoring programmes which organisations should really consider.
skills shortages

Addressing skills shortages critical to the future of UK science

The UK must address the increasing number of science skills shortages to maintain its world-leading position for medicines and vaccines research and development, says the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI).

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