Improving skills in the North East workforce is fundamental to our economic future, underpinning our aim of driving an uplift of 100,000 jobs by 2024, and ensuring that the majority are ‘better’ jobs. The changing structure of the economy requires an effective response from early years to higher education.
The challenges of improving skills in the North East include:
As identified in the plan, there are certain targets we must reach to deliver skills development in the North East. These include:
We are working on a range of activities to improve skills across the North East. These include:
Through six international visits, analysis of good practice in English schools and a comprehensive review of current literature, a set of eight benchmarks covering different dimensions of good career guidance was identified.
Find out more on the Gatsby Foundation’s website.