To deal with the mass closure of workplaces across the world during the pandemic, national governments have introduced different policies to upskill and re-educate their workforces. This survey of 87 countries highlights three key themes
What works for employment training? The key questions we need to answer to aid a skills-led COVID-19 recovery
One thing we can be sure of is that skills and employment training have an important role to play in the UK’s recovery, both for individuals and the economy as a whole. But what does this mean in practice?
The COVID-19 furlough scheme has supported many people’s wellbeing in a number of positive ways – but there have also been significant negative impacts to this sustained period of inactivity. So how should policymakers try to ensure these are not the lasting legacy of furlough?