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The UKCES and UUK commissioned CFE Research to develop understanding and raise the profile of employer-university collaboration in the UK, highlighting innovative activities in creating higher level skills pathways and strengthening the skills base of the UK economy.
The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) has commissioned CFE Research and the University of Sheffield to conduct an evaluation of Round 1 of the Employer Ownership of Skills Pilots (EOP).
CFE and University of Sheffield have been commissioned by BIG Lottery Fund to deliver an evaluation and learning package as part of their ‘Fulfilling Lives’ Programme.
CFE has been commissioned by Creative & Cultural Skills to carry out an evaluation of the Creative Employment Programme throughout its duration and taking into account its long-term impact.
The Forging Futures report puts the spotlight on the ways in which employers and universities are working collaboratively to ensure that industry gets the talent it needs to succeed. The research draws on in-depth discussions with employers and universities, highlighting the fantastic and innovative ways in which collaboration is already occurring whilst also promoting the need for a broader cultural shift towards working collaboratively in order to build the skills necessary for the jobs of the future. The report also provides practical guidance on how to establish and maintain effective collaborations....Read on