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16/01/2019

New Year’s Honours for the Employability and Skills Sectors

New Year’s Honours for the Employability and Skills Sectors The 2019 New Year’s Honours List has seen a broad number of industry figures recognised from the employability and vocational skills sectors. Amongst those recognised i...

11/12/2018

Assessment Guide for Licensed Awarding Bodies and Assessors

The Quality in Careers Standard has published a new Assessment Guide for Licensed Awarding Bodies and Assessors. Packed with useful information on the assessment framework and the key characteristics of effective assessment, the Assessment Guide...

04/12/2018

Young people feel unprepared for working life

In a world of rapidly changing technological working environments and labour market structure, it is understandable that young people feel at a loss. Especially as the curriculum struggles to keep pace with providing a future-proof skillset. How...

20/11/2018

The Budget

The budget sets out the government’s vision for developing new skills needed for the UK’s long-term prosperity and an economy fit for the future. In light of this, many people are angry about both the wording and the sentiment o...

04/09/2018

Have Your Say - Higher Apprenticeship: Career Development Professional

Higher Apprenticeship Standard: Career Development Professional It is great news that the Employers’ Group working on the new Higher Apprenticeship Standard for Career Development Professionals, is ready to receive feedback from caree...