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Title: Employee Demand for Skills Development: a Review of Evidence and Policy
Author(s): Johnson, Steve
Sawicki, Szymon
Pearson, Claire
Lindsay, Colin
McQuaid, Ronald
Dutton, Matthew
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Citation: Johnson S, Sawicki S, Pearson C, Lindsay C, McQuaid R & Dutton M (2009) Employee Demand for Skills Development: a Review of Evidence and Policy. UK Commission for Employment and Skills. Evidence Report, 3. WM Enterprise and Employment Research Institute.
Issue Date: Jun-2009
Date Deposited: 11-Nov-2013
Publisher: WM Enterprise and Employment Research Institute
Series/Report no.: Evidence Report, 3
Abstract: This report presents the results of a detailed review of evidence and policy relating to the factors that influence the engagement of the individual in skills development. It incorporates a broad range of formal and informal learning activities, delivered in a range of institutional settings and through different media, including work-based, classroombased, distance learning and community based learning. The review is deliberately broad in its focus, drawing on evidence and policy relating to people in different positions within the labour market - in or out of work, new entrants into employment, younger and older workers, people with and without qualifications and/or with higher and lower skills. However, a key focus for the research was the barriers and factors affecting access to skills development opportunities among lower skilled and lower qualified people. The review was undertaken by WM Enterprise and the Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University for the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UK Commission).
Type: Research Report
Rights: Use in this Repository permitted under the Open Government Licence:
Affiliation: WM Enterprise
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Edinburgh Napier University
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