We’re a national body committed to driving cultural change and creating demand for work-based learning in Scotland. Work-based learning can help Scotland’s economy to grow and become more resilient. It bridges the gap between education and industry, preparing young people for career opportunities that help our businesses to succeed.
The Centre for Work-based Learning hosted an international symposium - Innovating work-based learning in Scotland: Thriving in the workplace of the future in November 2017. Find out about the programme and get access to all the event content below.
The future of work is human, but we have to collaborate now. Read why Peter Cheese, CEO of CIPD, believes the future is uncertain, and why our human skills will help us thrive through industry 4.0.
Stephen Warwick, Vice President - Hybrid Cloud and Head of R&D UK at IBM, discusses how and why IBM implement life-long work-based learning, whether a new employee or experienced professional, in our latest blog.
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Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England
Source: The Spectre of Monetarism Speech, Roscoe Lecture, Liverpool John Moores University (Dec 2016)
The success of the Centre will be driven by effective partnerships. Our partners share our aspirations and are involved in leading and determining the shape of work-based learning in Scotland.
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