Dudley College of Technology backs AoC’s Skills Recovery plan

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Dudley College of Technology is supporting the Association of College’s skills recovery plan which sets out a number of measures that outline the way in which the further education sector plans to respond to the economic impact of Covid-19. The plan places a focus on maintaining high quality education and training for young people and adults, on preparing people for jobs as soon as these become available and on supporting adults who lose their jobs to train or retrain.

The detailed report which has cross-party support from MPs and from a number of employer associations and local enterprise partnerships can be viewed here: Rebuild - A Skills Led Recovery Plan

The plan REBUILD: A skills led recovery sets out a clear set of proposals to support students and workers to navigate the new economic climate as there are fewer opportunities to enter or remain in work. The plan will support economic recovery and allow colleges to develop timely and effective responses to support people, communities and employers through the recovery period and to minimise long term economic scarring. The plan sets out five key areas of activity under the banner of Retain, Relaunch, Retrain, Resource and Review which describe the new landscape for education post Covid-19 and demands increased funding and flexibilities to ensure the economy skills do not suffer long-term damage.

To read the full document see: Rebuild - A Skills Led Recovery Plan

To read a short summary see: Rebuild - A Skills Led Recovery Plan (Summary)