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City & Guilds opens temporary Functional Skills assessment centres

@cityandguilds Learners will be supported with discounted coach travel from @nationalexpress City & Guilds has opened temporary testing centres to enable learners to complete their Level 1 and Level 2 Functional Skills assessments and achieve their qualifications and apprenticeships.

Give regions greater power over skills and employment or risk ‘levelling down’ the chances of millions

Government urged by @cityandguilds report to give regions greater power over skills and employment or risk ‘levelling down’ the chances of millions  New report warns top down approach to recovery puts UK economy at risk and calls for increased devolution to address challenges that lie ahead

City & Guilds appoints Anthony Impey MBE as Chair of its Industry Skills Board

@CityandGuilds appoints Anthony Impey MBE (@Impmister) as Chair of its Industry Skills Board  Serial entrepreneur to lead influential board comprised of employers across a range of industries Business-led taskforce aims to collaborate with skills sector to support lifelong learning push  City & Guilds has appointed Anthony Impey MBE as the new Chair of its Industry Skills Board (ISB).  The ISB aims to engage and amplify employer voice to inform the skills development and government policy agenda, and in doing so help the UK and its people develop the skills needed to prosper.

The message still isn’t getting through to young people about vocational education

As hundreds of thousands of students across the UK receive their GCSE results this week, many will still be considering what their options are when it comes to building the skills and experience they will need to enter the workplace and find a job. At the moment this isn’t always an easy question for them to answer.

5th annual Princess Royal Training Awards celebrates outstanding business learning programmes

UK businesses’ training is recognised by HRH The Princess Royal on the eve of her 70th birthday - #PrincessRoyalAt70 @RoyalFamily  Recipients from a wealth of sectors including health and social care, manufacturing, public sector and technology all proved the value of investing in L&D to address a wide range of business needs.

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