Voice of Reason: Bhanu Dhir

Skills and Productivity FE News has reported, under the headline “sharper focus needed on skills crucial to UK productivity” that “BEIS and DfE do not currently have sufficient understanding of what specific skills businesses really need or how Brexit will affect the already difficult task of ensuring the supply of STEM skills in the workforce.” […]

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The trouble with Apprenticeships (Part 1) Apprentices face a chasm between their education and subsequent employability. The skills they have previously learnt aren’t necessarily what are needed by businesses who are looking for readily-employable staff. The last few weeks have seen an escalation in the ongoing spat between the Association of Educational and Learning Providers […]