Welcome to the October edition of our Community of Practitioners' Bulletin - your link to what's happening in Teacher Education in the Lifelong Learning Sector.
Things are quiet this month as we settle into the new academic year though 16-19, Apprenticeships, IAG and the individual learner are themes throughout. The document for discussion is 'Towards Ambition 2020: skills, jobs, growth' a report published by UKCES - see 'articles' below. Your comments would be welcome on all the issues raised.
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Our Discussion document for this month is Towards Ambition 2020: Skills, jobs growth: UKCES proposals to Government for achieving a transformation of the UK’s employment and skills systems with recommendations for radical simplification of the system integrated with broader strategic proposals. Read it at http://www.ukces.org.uk/upload/pdf/skills_jobs_growth_finalpdf_231009.pdf
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