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Funding upskilling and reskilling in the 21st century

Mark Corney

This report explored upskilling and reskilling in the context of the 2020 skills ambition

This report explores the concepts of upskilling and reskilling through the following sections:

  • Upskilling and reskilling
  • New realities for a new decade
  • Public funding of education and skills: where will the axe fall?
  • 2020 Upskilling ambitions: more misses than hits
  • Funding reskilling: the forgotten agenda
  • Funding upskilling and reskilling: beyond voluntarism 
  • Funding upskilling and reskilling: beyond old forms of compulsion
  • Lessons from pension policy, lessons from social care policy 
  • From personal pension accounts to personal skill accounts