Wind turbines need building, heat pumps need installing – but Britain has a chronic skills shortage.
Corruption and fraud make a few rich households richer. But the already poor and low-skilled lose their jobs and become poorer.
Can the structural barriers to low-skilled employment growth be overcome?
Youth unemployment in Nigeria is a skills mismatch problem – corporations can’t find suitable workers in the midst of a large pool of unemployed workers.
Demand for professional development has grown but the pandemic has forced it online. Decades of evidence from online education tells us how to ensure professional development remains effective.
South Africa is producing an oversupply of graduates in fields that don’t support economic growth.
Freelancers who have lost work during the COVID-19 crisis can take steps to ensure they have a successful long-term career in the post-pandemic period.
Urgent measures are necessary from various levels of government to develop support programs for immigrant women during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A South African study explored how psychology students benefited from an alternative approach to teaching and learning.
Education should equip people not just with specific skills, but also with the knowledge they need to be citizens, and for occupations in which they can develop across the course of their lives.
Training providers and employers aren’t adapting fast enough to meet the skill needs thrown up by the fourth industrial revolution.
In April 2019, the government-commissioned Joyce review made 71 recommendations to reform the VET sector. Here’s what the report said, and what the government is doing about it.
From the biggest ‘wicked’ problems on down, finding solutions to challenges depends on working together collaboratively. Students think they’re good at this, but they aren’t. Here’s what could help.
South Africa’s universities are doing well on technology transfer. But the rest of the continent is lagging behind.
The government’s ambitious plans for T-levels might struggle to get off the ground given that further education colleges are already short of 20,000 staff.
Tech companies that have been wary to hire anyone over 30 are missing out on skilled workers.
The prospect of a post-Brexit talent exodus and the ongoing productivity puzzle underline the urgency of developing homegrown talent.
Be careful how you reward success. Was it achieved through hard-earned skill or just a lucky break?
To what degree do pupils belong to or in a school?
The subject of Technology can be used to support and develop pupils’ entrepreneurial skills.