The Department for Education has today (21 January) launched its Skills for Jobs: Lifelong Learning for Opportunity and Growth white paper which sets out reforms to post-16 technical education and training to support people to develop the skills needed to get good jobs and improve national productivity.
Some of the proposed reforms include:
Ellen Thinnesen, Chief Executive of Education Partnership North East Chief, said: “Over several years we have pursued a bold vision – becoming a North East anchor institution. We’ve invested, aligned skills to economic priorities, collaborated, and shaped a careers focused curriculum. We are delighted the vital role of colleges is recognised in this White Paper.”
The full White Paper can be downloaded at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/skills-for-jobs-lifelong-learning-for-opportunity-and-growth.
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