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Further education and skills

  • Apprenticeships

    27 Nov 2012

  • Sector Skills Councils

    28 Feb 2012

    Sector Skills Councils (SSCs) are independent, employer led, UK wide organisations designed to build a skills system that is driven by employer demand.

  • Skills for Sustainable Growth

    21 Nov 2012

    The Skills for Sustainable Growth strategy sets out the Government’s vision for reform of the further education and skills system in order to improve the skills of the workforce, the performance of the economy and engagement in learning.

  • Skills Funding Agency

    21 Nov 2012

    The Skills Funding Agency is an agency of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Its job is to fund and regulate adult further education and skills training in England.

  • Vocational qualifications

    21 Nov 2012

    Vocational, or work related, qualifications can help people get the skills and qualifications that employers need.

  • Youth participation in education, training and work

    21 Nov 2012

    Building Engagement, Building Futures is the Government's strategy to improve the engagement of 16 to 24 year olds not in education, employment or training (NEETs).

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