Posted on 30th September 2020Category: News
The Prime Minister has set out plans to transform the training and skills system to help the country recover from coronavirus. The plans include a Lifetime Skills Guarantee to give adults the chance to take free college courses valued by employers and new entitlement to flexible loans to allow courses to be taken in segments, boosting opportunities to retrain.
A press release issued by the Prime Minister’s Office is available at: https://bit.ly/2S7DCWO.
The PM’s speech can be read at: https://bit.ly/3n4AjxV.
This included an expansion of the Department for Education’s online learning platform, The Skills Toolkit.There are now more than 70 courses in digital, numeracy and employability or work-readiness available online and free of charge.
He is encouraging more learners to sign up to The Skills Toolkit, in order to help them build up their skills, progress in work and boost their job prospects.