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Career Crossroads Day

Career Crossroads Day: brits consider career change

Career Crossroads Day is when most British workers consider ditching their current job, according to new research commissioned by Arden University.
digital skills, smart homes, disabled, elderly

‘Smart homes’ to equip elderly and disabled people with digital skills

A new 'smart homes' scheme will aim to help elderly and disabled people develop digital skills to tackle loneliness in rural areas.
education and training

The priorities for education and training in the Irish state

Open Access Government explores the priorities for education and training in the Irish state, following the appointment of Joe McHugh TD as the Minister for Education and Skills, replacing Richard Bruton TD in the role during October 2018
leadership training

Why does leadership training matter?

David Willett, Corporate Director, at The Open University explains why leadership training matters.
productivity

UK’s productivity puzzle: What can we learn from the UK’s mid-sized cities?

Cllr Imran Khan, Bradford Council and Portfolio Holder for Skills, Key Cities examines the UK’s productivity puzzle, and asks what can we learn from the UK’s mid-sized cities?
management

Empathy and remaining firm: Two sides of the same coin in management

James Larter from RoleplayUK explores how to find the balance between showing empathy and remaining firm as an important management skill.
degree apprenticeship

Sellafield Ltd announce new ‘Project Manager’ degree apprenticeship

Students across the UK are set to benefit from a new Project Manager degree apprenticeship specialising in leadership skills to tackle any industry.
drone laws

Everything your business needs to know about the changing drone laws

Karen Holden, Founder of the award-winning solicitors, A City Law Firm discusses the laws your business needs to be aware of when using drones.
mental health training

Independent study reveals positive impact of mental health training

New research commissioned by IOSH, has shown that Mental Health First Aid training has significantly raised awareness about mental health in the workplace
education and training

Countries must make education and training a top priority to compete in the future

Cesare Onestini, Director of the European Training Foundation (ETF), has called for countries in and around the European Union to make education and training their number one priority if they want to compete in the global markets of the future
clean energy jobs

Spanish government invests in re-skilling miners for clean energy jobs

The Sánchez government has set a model for Europe by dedicating EUR 250m to re-skilling miners for clean energy jobs as Spain pivots away from coal
critical care nursing

Critical care nursing: Reshaping professional talent roadmap over the coming years

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe, from Frost & Sullivan's TechVision Group turns the spotlight on to the key issues around critical care nursing
WorldSkills

WorldSkills UK LIVE-“Critical to future of this Nation”

Minister for Skills and Apprenticeships Anne Milton MP and West Midlands Mayor Andy Street were at the NEC, Birmingham this morning (Thursday November 15th) and hailed WorldSkills UK LIVE as critical to the future of this country
adult learners

Widening options for adult learners

Alison Watson, Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Business at Arden University provides insight into widening education options for adult learners
technology sector

UK technology sector still attracts high-skilled global migrants

Latest research from Indeed suggests that Brexit has hardly affected the tech sector's ability in attracting highly-skilled professionals from abroad.
T levels

£8 million initiative will boost teacher skills ahead of T levels

Teachers and staff across the country will benefit from a new £8 million professional development offer, being developed by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), to help them prepare for the roll-out of new T Levels
digital skills

£3 million to boost digital skills in Manchester

The government has confirmed that £3 million will be invested to help strengthen digital skills in Greater Manchester and the surrounding areas

Small businesses receive boost from Budget plans

ECA and BESA’s call to protect SMEs from employment red tape and to increase support for engineering skills are reflected in the Budget plans announcement made by Chancellor Philip Hammond on Monday 29 October
low-paid work

Falling behind at 18 years old leaves low-paid work as only option for many

Think tank finds learners that fail to get GCSE-equivalent qualifications by 18 years old often fail to recover, with cuts to adult learning meaning they become trapped in low-paid work
skills employees

UK sector vacancies outweigh student enrolments

With continuous demand for skilled employees in some of the country’s highest growth sectors, the UK skills gap is a major and well-publicised crisis that, according to a report by Open University, costs the country more than £2bn a year

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