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The Skills & Employability Review: Issue 10

Welcome!

In this issue: 5 steps to successful employability provision, highlights from the AoC conference and recommendations to boost engineering skills & training. (Plus our latest labour market infographic.)

At the AoC Conference 2013

/ We sent our new Partnership and Account Manager Paul Edsall to the recent Association of Colleges Annual Conference & Exhibition 2013 in the ICC Birmingham.

This years event featured keynotes from AoC president Michele Sutton OBE, Minister of State for Skills & Enterprise Matthew Hancock and Broadcaster Emily Maitlis.

To find out more about the conference, including a full list of speakers visit aocannualconference.co.uk .
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5 Steps To Successful Employability Provision

Ofsted's new best practice guide examines how Halton Borough Council’s Employment, Learning and Skills Division works with employers, local partners and other providers to develop outstanding employability provision.

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Highlights From The AoC Conference

FE Week has featured the week featured the recent AoC Conference in an in-depth supplement reviewing speakers, debates and the conference agenda. With articles by Chris Henwood, Graham Hasting-Evans and Rebecca Cooney.

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10 Recommendations To Boost Engineering Skills & Training

Professor John Perkins’ review examines the provision of engineers in the UK economy, offering recommendations to secure the talent pipeline.

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Challenges and Opportunities For Colleges


The AoC Chief Executive Martin Doel discusses the five main challenges and the five main opportunities for colleges in the coming year.

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Infographic: UK Employment Rate 71.8%

The latest workforce statistics show that UK employment numbers have risen to 71.8%. Our latest infographic gives a snapshot of the data.

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AoC’s Julian Gravatt Responds To IPPR Report

Responding to the IPPR's report on youth unemployment, Julian Gravatt suggests that localised approach is needed to support young people.

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The Growing Demand For Healthcare Professionals

Today’s economy is experiencing a tremendous growth in the healthcare industry with predicted job opportunities amounting to 5.6 million before 2020.

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How Can ESOL Learners Progress to Functional Skills

ESOL provision is expected to support progression to Functional Skills, this issue brings to focus relationship between English and ESOL.

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