Engineering our future: stepping up the urgency on STEM

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Confederation of British Industry (Great Britain) (CBI)


This report argues that a highly skilled science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) workforce will be required to underpin the UK’s ability to build an innovative, knowledge-intensive economy. The report, taking the perspective of the business sector, examines three aspects of this issue: (1) the importance of STEM skills for economic growth and higher living standards; (2) improving rates of progress on building STEM skills; and (3) creating the ‘pipeline’ for improving the STEM skills supply. The key recommendations are: expanding STEM education to include vocational pathways,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Industry; Economics; Providers of education and training; Policy

Keywords: Skill needs; Knowledge economy; Partnership in education and training; Industrial policy

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: CBI, 2014

Physical description: 26 p.

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Also called: Engineering our future: stepping up the urgency on science, technology, engineering and mathematics

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 116.1688

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