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Past research

Explore our previous research projects. They display a broad range of insight into our programmes, projects and wider sector partnership working.

General skills related reports

Developing and understanding Vocational Excellence

Global fluency report

  • Collaboration key to achieving Global Fluency

    With the need to develop home-grown young talent to fill jobs and a decreasing reliance on immigrant labour, what role will business and education leaders play in assisting young people to fulfil their potential in workplaces which have international exposure? A number of WorldSkills UK partners have discussed these challenges. What follows are insights, covering challenges, drivers to solutions and potential next steps. This paper sets out the discussion themes as follows:

    • Joining up the narrative around trade, investment and skills is vital

    • Meeting business skill needs requires much more collaboration

    • Achieving global fluency means working to world- class standards

    • Harnessing collective energy is key to create solutions

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How do young people and employers view each other?

  • How do young people and employers view each other?

    Working alongside Activate Enterprise (a national apprenticeship and training provider), Find a Future conducted a short survey at The Skills Show 2015 to better understand the differences between how young people and employers view each other in relation young people entering employment.

    The survey findings were presented and debated at an open session that took place at The Skills Show on 21 November 2015. This report summarises the findings and discussion points.

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