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New report urges Government to improve its digital capabilities

A Science and Technology Committee report has concluded that the Government must improve its digital capabilities in order to enhance the relationship between citizens and the State.
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New boost for UK-India tech startup sectors

New initiative launched in India to give startups the skills they need to grow their business and drive UK-India tech collaboration.
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The importance of reducing our carbon footprint and increasing our renewables workforce

Renewable energy is becoming a priority for governments all around the world in order to reduce our carbon footprint, but the skills shortage is slowing progression down.
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Future-proofing the skills of public sector technology professionals

SolarWinds IT Trends Report 2019[1] suggests that public sector technology professionals have a growing desire to utilise their expertise and focus on their career-based learning in order to play a bigger role in their organisation.
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How do we embed continuous improvement in our organisation?

CI and Quality Improvement are two tools for delivering efficient and effective public services. How can you embed these skills in your organisation? Andrew Sandford enlightens us here.
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Why we need Generation Agile

The Agile Business Consortium is calling for the inclusion of agility and agile skills in the education of everyone from primary school children, to working professionals.
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The DREAM STEM Project at North Carolina Central University: Retaining talent

Caesar R. Jackson, Professor of Physics explores the DREAM STEM Project at North Carolina Central University, which includes retaining science, technology, engineering and mathematics talent in the U.S.
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Executive coaching: The hidden benefit

Ross Thompson at Arden University reveals the hidden benefit of executive coaching – which is the potential to unlock talent and capability via the promotion of candour and personal opinion.
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UNESCO recommendations to stop gender stereotypes in AI

UNESCO has published a report to investigate gender equality in digital professions and eliminate gender stereotypes in AI applications such as Siri.
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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.
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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’.
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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.

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