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Skills Strategy for Northern Ireland: Driving economic growth after Covid through upskilling and reskilling

Improving skills levels is a top priority in Northern Ireland at the moment, with a strong focus on the need for upskilling and reskilling as part of the Covid-19 pandemic recovery plan. The Department for the Economy recently released a consultation called Skills Strategy for Northern Ireland: Skills for a 10x Economy, which will set the strategic skills agenda from now to 2030.

29th July 2021
TrainingZone: Management Readiness 2021

Whitepaper: Management readiness in 2021: Leaving no stone unturned

There has been plenty written about the ‘next normal’ and the ‘new world of work’ in a post-pandemic world. The overnight shift in the nature and places of work has turned transformation debates into reality – and none more so than in the field of management.

27th July 2021

Wales Tech Week

Submarines, avocadoes, whisky and the Rosetta spacecraft. These are some of the topics discussed by The Open University’s (OU) at this summer’s Wales Tech Week 2021. The five day virtual event focused on how technology is impacting, enabling and improving our lives.

22nd July 2021

Skills Strategy for Northern Ireland: Driving economic growth after Covid through upskilling and reskilling

Improving skills levels is a top priority in Northern Ireland at the moment, with a strong focus on the need for upskilling and reskilling as part of the Covid-19 pandemic recovery plan. The Department for the Economy recently released a consultation called Skills Strategy for Northern Ireland: Skills for a 10x Economy, which will set the strategic skills agenda from now to 2030.

22nd July 2021

Open up your learning: How to utilise the 'Making your learning count' module in the workplace

The Open University (OU) offers employers a range of ways to support employees in developing their confidence in learning and set them on a path to work and career-related qualifications. The Open up your learning podcast series explores the different options available to employers. In this episode we take a look innovative OU level 1 module - Making your learning count (YXM130).

21st July 2021

The OU sponsors Auddy’s ‘Make or Break’ podcast

In life, facing tough decisions is always a possibility. In business, it’s only a matter of time. Listeners to a new podcast are being encouraged to enrol for the new Management of Uncertainty: Leadership, Decisions and Action microcredential, which has Mark Fenton-O’Creevy and Layla Branicki as its lead educators.

13th July 2021

Open up your learning Podcast: How to utilise Access modules in the workplace

The Open University (OU) offers employers a range of ways to support employees in developing their confidence in learning and set them on a path to work and career-related qualifications. The Open up your learning podcast series explores the different options available to employers. In this episode we take a look at Access modules.

7th July 2021

Facing the future with confidence in the fast-moving tech sector

After 15 years as a network specialist, Simon jumped at the chance to broaden his skills with a Digital and Technology Solutions Professional Degree Apprenticeship. Not only that but he managed to get married, move house and welcome his second child at the same time.

6th July 2021

ThirdSector.co.uk webinar: Doing more with less

We asked leading industry experts how non-profits can make the most of their existing people and resources as we emerge from the pandemic.

1st July 2021

Talk: The Nursing Academy education model

Delivering the Recovery was the name and theme of a recent three-day NHS Confed Conference. The virtual event involved expert speakers and 5,000 health and care leaders reflecting on the impact of Covid-19 and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

24th June 2021

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