Forum Events News Archive

29-Nov-2004

Employers must train more

The third annual report from the Adult Learning Inspectorate which congratulated employers for increasing the level of quality work based training, whilst at the same time warning them that they still need to do more and that the excuse of not being able to find adequate work based training is...


19-Nov-2004

Schools to deliver enterprise lessons

Education and Skills Secretary Charles Clarke has launched guidance that will help schools to teach young people the vital skills of innovation, creativity, risk management and business understanding. Mr. Clarke told business leaders, teachers and young people at the London Stock Exchange that...


17-Nov-2004

Skills force for schools

Geoff Hoon M.P. Secretary of State for Defence has opened the new national headquarters of Skill Force in Edwinstowe, North Nottinghamshire. He met former military instructors who are now working with pupils aged 14 to 16 in over 100 schools nationwide. Pupils from Meden school in Church Warsop,...


17-Nov-2004

Further education must improve connections with business

Education and Skills Secretary Charles Clarke has urged the further education secretary to build on the connections they have built over the last few years and create even stronger links with the business sector. Mr Clarke highlighted some of the major improvements made in the last few years as:...