Author: Chris Jones

'Maintain this commitment to skills'

25 November 2015
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The City & Guilds Group responds to the Chancellor's Comprehensive Spending Review

Apprenticeships: what's in a name?

19 March 2015
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Before trying to increase numbers, we have to define what actually qualifies as an apprenticeship

Politicians agree on this one issue

09 March 2015
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It's great to see cross-party consensus that careers advice must be improved in the UK, says Chief Executive

Stepping up to win the skills race

26 January 2015
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Employers need to help build a pipeline of future employees by offering high-quality work placements, says CEO

How politicians can mind the closing doors

16 January 2015
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If politicians can't learn from past mistakes, they risk another three decades of going around in circles

Good, but could do better

23 December 2014
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Will recent changes in skills and employment help to make a long-term difference?

Why plumbing and history are not created equal

17 November 2014
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What advice are parents giving their children about getting a job?

Global Competitiveness: good but room for improvement

09 September 2014
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The UK ranked no.9 World Economic Forum report. What can we do to become no.1?

Apprenticeships could be damaged by changes

30 April 2014
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Chris Jones discusses the possible impact of Government changes to apprenticeship funding

Budget 2014 boost for apprenticeships

19 March 2014
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CEO Chris Jones responds to the 2014 Budget boost for apprenticeships

We need to get to the bottom of ONS statistics

05 March 2014
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Read CEO Chris Jones' response to the ONS analysis on young people

The big lie we tell the UK's young people

18 February 2014
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Why do we still tell young people you're more likely to get a job if you go to university?

Too clever for apprenticeships?

11 February 2014
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Are young people getting the right careers advice from schools and parents?

Opinion: the TechBac is back

16 May 2013
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Opinion: Chris Jones shares his views on why the Government's Technical Baccalaureate Measure should be more ambitious

Provide young people with portable skills

08 October 2012
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Chris Jones discusses how workplace training initiatives need to be suited to today’s employment trends

The importance of progression

30 September 2012
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Chris Jones talks about the need for higher level progression options

Opinion: Maths & English

18 July 2012
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Opinion: Chris Jones discusses the need to give young people the Maths and English education they deserve.

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