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Digital assessment could be the answer to closing the digital skills gap

Peter Collison, Head of Formative Assessment and School Platforms at RM, explores what the education sector can do to help reduce the gap between digital skills and demand.
youth skills

World Youth Skills Day: How has the pandemic affected the future of the tech...

In recognition of World Youth Skills Day, a group of technology industry leaders discuss the impact of the pandemic on young people, and in particular what this is going to hold for the future of the technology industry.
the space sector

Taught skills needed for the space sector

Mark Burchell, Emeritus Professor of Space Science, Centre for Astrophysics and Planetary Science, School of Physical Sciences, University of Kent, discusses the skills needed for the space sector and how HE is essential in contributing to this.
talent management

Why talent management is a critical component to organisational success

Dr Riitta Lumme-Tuomala, Head of Growth at Aalto University Executive Education in Finland, argues that new ways of working require leadership skills that are more important than the experience and organisations in rapidly expanding sectors are wrongly prioritising experience over potential.
upskill

Leading purposeful action in the skills revolution

Anthony Tattersall, Vice President EMEA at Coursera, discusses the joint responsibility of higher education institutions, governments and the business community alike to upskill the workforce.
fix the digital skills gap

How can the north-west fix the digital skills gap?

Matt Adam, chief executive of We Are Digital, explains how the north-west is fixing the digital skills gap.
digital learning revolution

Three ways the Raspberry Pi is sparking a digital learning revolution

Michael Cade, Senior Global Technologist, Veeam, discusses how technologies like the Raspberry Pi are sparking a digital learning revolution.
outsourcing technology

Brexit and COVID-19 will combine to cause an outsourcing boom

Richard Leslie, CEO, The Sourcing Hub, discusses why the COVID-19 pandemic and Brexit could create a boom in outsourcing technology development.
help to grow

Government’s Help to Grow scheme to create next generation of SME leaders

Faisal Abbasi, Managing Director Western Europe and MEMA, Amelia, explores how the government can make the most of its Help to Grow scheme to boost entrepreneurship and create the next generation of technology leaders.
non-profits

It’s not just funding that will help non-profits, it’s skills

Paul Struthers, Managing Director, Sage, UK and Ireland, highlights how funding has been a systemic problem the charity sector has faced, but to ensure its longevity, it needs financial tools, digital skills and talent.
upskilling

Upskilling is the public sector’s responsibility

Samuel Schofield, VP EMEA, Udacity, discusses the importance of upskilling today’s workforce and the responsibility of the public sector in supporting this.
virtual training

Is virtual training the future of work?

In this article, the Luminous Group explore the long-term benefits of digital-based training for employers and employees.
postgraduate study

The importance of lifewide learning in post-pandemic careers

As the working world is changing forever, Nicola Urquhart, Lecturer in Careers and Employability at the University of Kent, explains in National Careers Week why post-graduate study is the key to future professional development.
post-pandemic

Is EdTech here to stay in the post-pandemic learning environment?

Nikolas Kairinos, CEO, Soffos.ai, discusses whether EdTech has a place in the post-pandemic work learning environment.
challenges of recruitment

Overcoming the challenges of recruitment in the age of COVID-19

Rachel Robinson, EVP Public Sector Services at Teleperformance, comments on how businesses can successfully recruit, onboard and train new starters all while working remotely.
healthcare workforce

Collaboration is key to shaping the future digital healthcare workforce

Hazel Jones, Head of Health, Made Tech, explores how collaboration can help the NHS develop its future digital workforce.
apprentices

Focus on skills: Why apprentices are the future for businesses

Here we look at how and why apprentices are a crucial part of the future of growing businesses, particularly as the need for re-skilling becomes ever more prevalent.
academic recruitment

Strategic academic recruitment research: Increasing diversity

Here, HR Director at the University of Eastern Finland, Dr Jouni Kekäle follows on from their previous piece in Open Access Government by discussing how to increase diversity with the help of proactive recruitment.
jobs economy

Pivoting people’s skills to the tech sector is key to boosting the jobs economy

Kanishka Misal, MD of InfinityGlobal.io, argues that the UK must pivot people’s skills to the hundreds of thousands of roles emerging in the tech sector in order to strengthen the jobs economy.
set up as a freelancer

How to successfully set up as a freelancer

Dave Chaplin, CEO and founder of ContractorCalculator, and author of The Contractors’ Handbook – Third Edition, shares his advice on how to set up as a freelancer as more people opt to work for themselves during the current economic climate.

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