At every level, from STEM education and apprenticeships, through to adult learning and worker upskilling, quality and quantity are deteriorating. So, how do we pull ourselves out of the collective nosedive we’re in?
The announcements today by Siemens, Dassault Systèmes and the UK Atomic Energy Authority underscore the growing importance of industry playing a full role with government and academia in the future of skills and research in the UK.
To stimulate an adequate supply of trained engineers into industry, we need to radically change the way we teach, train and develop people at every stage of their lives. A new study proposes such a vision and offers a roadmap for how to get there.
It is almost impossible to make a detailed Return on Investment decision on high profile transport investments. However, it is clear to any business or individual that investment is long overdue. Lee Collinson reports.
Professor Ewart Keep holds the chair in Education, Training and Skills at the Department of Education, Oxford University and is director of the Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE), here he offers his assessment.
Each month, The Manufacturer explores a section of the latest Annual Manufacturing Report, which gauges the mood of leadership teams on issues such as Growth & Exports, Government Policy & Industrial Strategy, and Finance & Investment. This month, we look at Skills & Training.
Skills training in England* is in crisis, from apprenticeships through to adult learning. At every level, quality and quantity are deteriorating and the chances of pulling out of the nosedive we’re in are bleak.