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Guaranteeing the right start: Preventing youth unemployment after Covid-19

Publication Report Jobs & skills Young people IPPR
Topic: Jobs & skills

The Baker clause: One year on

In recent years, there has been an increasing focus on the need to improve the technical education system in England. Successive governments have recognised the importance of a high-quality technical...

09/01/2019
Publication Briefing Jobs & skills Science & technology Higher education IPPR

Fair care: A workforce strategy for social care

Adult social care is an essential public service and a growing part of our economy. However, the social care system in England faces a workforce crisis which is set to grow in the coming years; by...

25/10/2018
Publication Report Jobs & skills Older people Better Health and Care IPPR

The skills system in Northern Ireland: Challenges and opportunities

The skills system will be crucial to meeting the challenges and changes facing Northern Ireland in the coming years. The skills system, through its learners and the employers it works with, can be...

15/08/2018
Publication Report Jobs & skills Business New Skills at Work Northern Ireland IPPR Scotland

Upskilling for Automation in Northern Ireland

The UK, and indeed the world as a whole, is in the middle of a huge economic disruption. Over the coming years, automation and technological change – including analytics, artificial intelligence and...

15/08/2018
Blog post Expert comment Jobs & skills Northern Ireland IPPR Scotland

Building the workforce of the future: Learning from Grow with Google

Digitisation is transforming the nature of work, as well as many aspects of social and civic life. Digital skills are vital for individuals and national economies to prosper in a rapidly-changing...

25/06/2018
Publication Jobs & skills New Skills at Work Science & technology IPPR

Fixing the apprenticeship system locally

The Apprenticeship Levy is a welcome attempt to boost employer investment in training in the UK, but it has had a difficult first year, with the number of apprenticeship starts having fallen...

04/06/2018
Blog post Expert comment Jobs & skills