Sector skills councils and employer engagement – delivering the ‘employer-led’ skills agenda in England

@inproceedings{Payne2008SectorSC,
  title={Sector skills councils and employer engagement – delivering the ‘employer-led’ skills agenda in England},
  author={Jonathan Payne},
  year={2008}
}
UK Sector Skills Councils (SSCs) are seen as critical to policymakers’ aspirations to develop an education and training (E&T) system that is both ‘demand‐driven’ and ‘employer‐led’ and where employers ‘play their part’ in national upskilling. However, the concept of employer leadership remains deeply problematic in the English context, with some commentators arguing that the system is better viewed as government/target‐led. More recently, the Leitch Review of Skills has offered employers a new… CONTINUE READING

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