Employers across the UK have praised technology-related degree apprenticeships in the Tech Partnership’s latest survey, applauding the value they added to their training portfolios.
The government has pledged £10 million over the next two years to increase the number of degree apprenticeships, allowing more people to gain a high-level qualification while working.
The Tech Partnership’s latest statistical analysis of the tech industry workforce paints a picture of a southern based, highly educated workforce earning significantly more than the national average.
?The University of Sunderland has joined the select group of universities working directly with businesses to deliver the BSc (Honours) Digital & Technology Solutions degree apprenticeship programme, accredited by the Tech Partnership.
A lack of women in technology jobs is not just a problem for women, it’s a problem for the whole sector, research from both the Tech Partnership and Founders for Schools suggests.
Retailer John Lewis has opened applications for its first round of degree apprenticeships, after working through the Tech Partnership to develop the pioneering scheme.
Tech Partnership analysis of ONS data, released today, paints a detailed picture of the current tech workforce; while its forecasts, carried out with global information services company Experian, offer a strongly positive vision of future growth.
Employers face ‘talent poverty’ and professional tech skills are among those most lacking says UKCES report
An unprecedented insufficiency in key skills may be to blame for modest economic growth, a study by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills suggested this week, as reports of skills shortages among employers rose by 130% in 4 years.
Official statistics measuring the contribution made by the creative industries to the UK economy were published this week, and paint a picture of a thriving sector in which tech is playing the leading part.