Go the Distance Podcast
A podcast: the scale of the challenge for adult job seekers
Philip Le Feuvre (NCFE’s Director of Strategy, Policy and Insight) and Michael Lemin (Senior Policy Specialist) are joined by Becci Newton (Institute for Employment Studies) and Kathleen Heneha (Resolution Foundation) to discuss the scale of the challenge for adult job seekers. They take a closer look at the accompanying statistics, the action taken by government, and the hope that is on the horizon in terms of growing sectors and collaboration between organisations. The podcast explores NCFE CEO David Gallagher’s recent thought piece in more depth, looking at both issues and solutions. This is the latest podcast from the Go the Distance series – tackling the big issues when it comes to taking action on unemployment in the current economic climate.
Getting meta – Go the Distance podcast
Philip Le Feuvre (NCFE’s Director of Strategy, Policy and Insight) and Matt Hamnett (Founder of MH+A) are joined by Richard Eyre (Chief Programmes Officer for The Brilliant Club) and Lamide Odanye (co-founder of LIVE) to discuss how meta skills could be key to a post-pandemic recovery; supporting sustainable and adaptable careers and providing the key to individuals’ future wellbeing and economic mobility.
The podcast explores Richard’s recent thought piece in more depth, looking at challenges and solutions from both a topical viewpoint as well as skills needs long-term. This is the latest podcast from the Go the Distance series – tackling the big issues when it comes to youth employment in the current economic climate.
The long road ahead – tackling youth employment
NCFE’s Chief Executive David Gallagher joins Matt Hamnett, founder of MH+A; Stephen Evans, CEO of the Learning and Work Institute; and Neil Carberry, CEO of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation to discuss the youth employment challenge.
From the current labour market context - with youth unemployment at its highest since 1996 - to insights from the demand side and reflections on the role and needs of business, the podcast explores the substance and nuance of the challenge we face
Most importantly, the discussion explores how willing partners can work together to support young people and make a real difference - creating impactful programme and interventions.
You can read more about the action NCFE is taking to tackle youth employment through the go the distance campaign here.
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