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Focus on apprenticeships (2016)

07/2016
Apprenticeships can deliver benefits to both employers and individuals. Employers can better meet their skill needs, and individuals are likely to develop better employment prospects.
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Focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills

04/2015
STEM - related jobs are expected to grow faster than average over the next decade, but there are various challenges for business and policy makers in ensuring appropriate supply of these skills.
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Focus on literacy and numeracy skills

04/2015
Low levels of literacy and numeracy among the existing and the future workforce are likely to be a major barrier to labour market integration and future growth.
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Focus on environmental awareness skills

04/2015
These skills are playing a key role in supporting shifts to a greener economy, both within new eco-industries and across various sectors impacted by environmental regulations.
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Focus on entrepreneurial skills

04/2015
Entrepreneurial skills such as creativity, innovation and risk-taking underpin the creation of new firms, but are increasingly a priority within the education system.
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Focus on foreign languages

07/2014
Focus on foreign languages: is English a new 'basic skill' required by European businesses?
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Focus on employability and skills of higher education graduates

07/2014
Higher education graduates increasingly require ‘soft’ skills and work experience to compete in a changing labour market.
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Focus on apprenticeships (2014)

03/2014
Apprenticeships: an effective route to employment and an area of increased policy interest.
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Focus on adult learning

03/2014
Understanding the adult learning challenge : adults with low level skills are less likely to participate in learning.