5255 results for Taxonomy=Learning and skills

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Kitchen talent: training and retaining the chefs of the future [2019] External document

Examines the skills gaps for kitchen chefs in London and presents proposals to cultivate local talent to address skills needs. Outlines the context for the study, highlighting the economic importance ...

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Future skills (skills provision in Scotland), IN Holyrood, (Skills and Apprenticeships, Feb 2019 supplement), pp6-9 [2019]

Presents a collection of three articles looking at skills provision in Scotland. Provides an article considering how Scotland is working to equip its labour-force with the skills required to support t...

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Plugging the productivity perforation (productivity and skills), IN Holyrood, (Skills and Apprenticeships, Feb 2019 supplement), pp20-21 [2019]

Looks at the relationship between productivity and education in Scotland. Reflects on the comparatively low levels of productivity in Scotland and how this can be addressed. Suggests that there is a r...

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Evolution or revolution (CITB research executive summary) [2019] External document

Explores the implications of innovation and new technology for skills and workforce development in the construction industry. Outlines the aims of the report indicating that technology has the potenti...

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Public funding observatory: report 2018 [2019] External document

Reports on the public funding of 33 university systems across Europe. Outlines the long-term developments of funding to universities in Europe (from 2008 to 2017) finding that there are three overall ...

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Graduation to employment: support for students with autism, IN Phoenix, No 156 Feb 2019, pp26-27 [2019]

Reports on a project at York University, Graduation to Employment, which is designed to ease the transition from study to employment for students with Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASCs). Explains tha...

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Selective comprehensives: Great Britain – access to top performing schools for disadvantaged pupils in Scotland, Wales and England [2019] External document

Investigates how socially representative the top performing comprehensive schools in England, Scotland and Wales are and compares the results between the three countries. Looks at the proportion of ch...

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Selective comprehensives: Scotland – access to top performing schools for disadvantaged pupils in Scotland [2019] External document

Investigates how socially representative the top performing comprehensive schools in Scotland are. Determines the proportion of pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds (using free school meal (FSM) upta...

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Selective comprehensives: Wales – access to top performing schools for disadvantaged pupils in Wales [2019] External document

Considers the extent to which top comprehensives in Wales reflect the social composition of their local school catchment areas. Uses public Welsh government data, and pupil level data from the Nationa...

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Time for action: skills for economic growth and social justice [2019] External document

Discusses the need for an improved learning and skills base in the UK in order to drive economic growth and promote social justice. Highlights links between skills and productivity, employment and soc...

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