Dr Neil Bentley, Chief Executive of WorldSkills UK explains some of the methods they currently use to combat the current skills gap in vocational education. One such method: Skills Competitions.
Vocational Education Exchange Magazine June 2016
Engaging with employers is essential in closing the skills gap that exists in Vocational Education. In this issue, we hear from several institutions about the different ways in which they are approaching this challenge.
Ayrshire College return this month to provide a great top ten tips for improving the quality of your engagement with employers. What can we all learn from them?
Every month we provide you with practical materials and links to interesting, useful resources and articles. Have a look.
Labour market information can be key to understanding and adapting to employment opportunities in the market. Leeds City College tell us how they use this data to underpin and inform their work in employer engagement.
Through their partnership work with employers, Leeds City College have been delivering bespoke training and curriculum to suit the diverse needs of companies.
Belfast College talk us through their newly developed pre-employment solution, Assured Skills, which works to reduce the skills gap by developing training and apprenticeship programmes specific to the employer’s needs.
A great video by innovative employer, Deloitte, who explain how Assured Skills has benefited their company and how it brings teachers, students and employers together.