Fixing the Foundations – skills growth and replacement in a post-Brexit economy

With an ongoing lack of clarity around the nature of the Brexit deal which is yet to be negotiated, businesses in the UK face an uncertain future in many areas of operation, but especially in terms of their upskilling and recruitment strategies.

This is particularly acute in the context of industries reliant on migrant workers.

Bearing this in mind, we need to reframe the conversation of skills reform – it is a matter of skills replacement vs skills growth. We need to ensure our skills base is secure on these foundations in order to build a truly 21st century economy.

‘Fixing the Foundations’ is a topical exploration of these issues addressing technical education and skills in a post-Brexit world. Download the white paper

Andrew Gladstone-Heighton
Andrew Gladstone-Heighton
David Gallagher
David Gallagher
At NCFE, our core purpose is to advance and promote learning and through this changethe lives of people of all ages and from all backgrounds through the enabling power of education. With this in mind, I’d like to focus on the social mobility agenda and widening participation in education for those who want to learn and develop themselves.