Employer investment in intermediate-level STEM skills: how employers manage the investment risk associated with apprenticeships

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Author: Gambin, Lynn; Hogarth, Terence

Abstract:

This report is about publicly funded science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related Apprenticeships in England. It has a particular focus on a specific type of STEM Apprenticeship - that of engineering delivered at Level 3. There is a wealth of evidence that demonstrates the value apprentices confer upon the employers who train them. This is particularly so with respect to STEM Apprenticeships. However there remains the challenge of persuading more employers to invest in STEM Apprenticeships, in order to avoid skill shortages arising that have the potential to stymie the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Finance; Management; Industry; Labour market; Employment

Keywords: Training investment; Cost benefit analysis; Training cost; Risk management; Employers; Organisation behaviour; Labour supply; Labour demand

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe; Germany; Switzerland

Published: London, England: Gatsby Charitable Foundation, 2016

Physical description: 52 p.

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http://www.gatsby.org.uk/education/latest/encouraging-employers-to-invest-in-stem-apprenticeships

Also called: Employer investment in intermediate-level science, technology, engineering and mathematics skills: how employers manage the investment risk associated with apprenticeships

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 123.1339

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