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Having a skilled and proficient workforce is crucial for any business. 

Understanding the current education and skills landscape, can support in exploring various avenues for engagement, that enables organisations to acquire and nurture the necessary talent for their business growth.

By determining the most suitable opportunities within education and skills, organisations can identify those that align with their current and future workforce skill needs.

By building this awareness, it enables organisations to establish connections within the education and skills sector, to best meet the needs of their future workforce, whilst enhancing the skill set of their existing team too.

The Strategic Development Network (SDN) have developed resources to simplify the landscape and demonstrate to employers how they can engage.

These resources have been developed in partnership with the British Chambers of Commerce, Confederation of British Industry, Federation of Small Businesses, Institute of Directors, Careers & Enterprise Company, and the Department for Education, through funding by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation.

The Education Landscape – A Guide for Employers – A simple and unbiased overview of the ways to participate in the field of education and skills, along with the advantages of doing so.

The Education Landscape – Employer Index – Provides a complete list of activities that businesses may be able to get involved with across the various education and skills offer, including guidance of time commitments.

Here’s a video to introduce the content:


A Guide for Employers

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Employer Index

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Link to the Education Landscape Website

Education Landscape