Blogs Tag: Integration of employment and skills

78% of adults in England have numeracy levels below the equivalent of a C at GCSE, yet ‘good numeracy is the best protection against unemployment, low wages and poor health’ according to Andreas Schleicher, the Head of Education Research at

Skills provision and employment related support are two sides of the same coin, surely, asks Kirsty McHugh? Many long term unemployed jobseekers have, almost by definition, significant skills needs – both in terms of basic skills and vocational skills. Indeed,