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The Leitch Report

The story so far… The premise is that, without world class skills, UK businesses will find it increasingly difficult to innovate and compete. The Treasury tackled this problem by establishing the Leitch Review to identify the optimal skills mix to maximise economic growth by 2020. The resulting report published a set of targets for workforce [...]

By | November 5th, 2007|Categories: Business, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Divide and conquer

In Gordon Brown’s Cabinet re-organisation, the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) was replaced by two Government departments. Ed Balls heads the Department for Children, Schools and Families, which is responsible for pre-19 education and family and children policy, while responsibility for the development and funding of further and higher education is the remit of [...]

By | July 7th, 2007|Categories: Business, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , |0 Comments