The current state of social engagement, public and private, in our society, requires urgent attention. An observation of the discourse around us results in three apparent issues. First, it is easy to see our dialogue as divisive wherein the voicing of personal opinions is seen as an attack rather than an opportunity for debate or dialogue. Second, the expression of differing values creates enemies of the “right” and “wrong” person rather than opportunities for mutual respect. Third, and perhaps the most important, is the general lack of discourse itself.
COVID-19 has left 8.4 million people on furlough in the UK and with the threat of a recession looming, it is vital that investment is made in adult learning to upskill individuals and mitigate the number of people left unemployed.
As such, I just want to make you aware of our LifeLong Learning event, which will offer key insights into how you can develop effective training programmes and create a multi-skilled workforce in line with a changing labour market.