Partnerships between higher education, further education, employees and other parts of the tertiary system are explored in this paper as one of the ways in which the sector are working to address the UK's current skills challenges. There is growing and diverse collaboration, resulting in benefits to both students and partners, however these initiatives also come with its challenges.
In this report are case studies from across the UK, recognising the diversity of initiatives and settings, and that higher education institutions across the country are developing innovative approaches and looking beyond traditional models. View the
case studies to accompany this report.
The route to a career is unique to each student and there are questions along the journey. How do you find and apply to opportunities? Is it a flexible programme? Is work experience more important than the degree? Listen to the students share their experiences below.
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