How do essential skills influence life outcomes?: an evidence review


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The Skills Builder Universal Framework and the wide partnership of organisations adopting it provide a new opportunity: to focus and consolidate the evidence base around essential skills - both why they matter, and how they can be most effectively built. There are plenty of reports which emphasise the importance of building essential skills in light of structural changes in the labour market, including technological disruptions and changing work norms. But what is less available is a wide range of experimental, quasi-experimental, and high-quality qualitative research to investigate the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Outcomes

Keywords: Skill development; Outcomes of education and training; Employment outcomes; Social aspects; Soft skills; Transferable skill; Literature review; Team work; Leadership; Problem solving skill; Creative thinking skill; Communication skill; OECD country

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe; United States; North America

Published: [London, England]: Centre for Education and Youth, 2020

Physical description: 39 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Authors: Abi Angus, Will Millard, Vanessa Joshua, Sam Baars and Kate Bowen-Viner; edited by: Elnaz Kashefpakdel

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 144.280

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