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Press Releases • Apr 26, 2013 12:30 BST
The UK IT Association will be speaking on the benefits for small and medium-sized IT employers of the Gold Standard Apprenticeship scheme and the benefits for smaller enterprises of recruiting and developing new staff through apprenticeships. Other speakers will explain more about the details of the Gold Standard scheme which is delivered by the National IT Partnership.
News • Apr 23, 2013 11:52 BST
Education Secretary Michael Gove and Skills Minister Matthew Hancock have announced the launch of a new Technical Baccalaureate which is aimed at closing the gap in the IT skills market by providing a vocational qualification that employers will value.
Press Releases • Mar 20, 2013 12:07 GMT
The IT sector in the EU is projected to need an extra 900,000 professionals by 2015. It is apparent that more needs to be done to attract skilled workers into the IT industry. The UK IT Association has been encouraged by the European Commission’s creation of the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs, but more needs to be done to close the IT skills gap.