News 2017-04-08T09:19:12+00:00

Supporting UK Government’s Global TVET

Global Skills Ledger’s Chief Executive Officer, Jonathan Ledger, will be using his considerable and award-winning technical and vocational education and training (TVET) expertise during a part-time secondment to the UK Government. 

Jonathan will be working as the Global TVET Specialist for the Department of International Trade’s Education Team. He will lead the team’s work in developing commercial international TVET opportunities for UK providers, developing the UK TVET export capacity, and promoting the UK’s capabilities in the sector. 

The role of the Education team within […]

Erasmus+ Furniture Partners Hosted in UK

On Tuesday 23rd May 2017, Global Skills Ledger Ltd hosted a meeting with European Erasmus+ project partners in London.vet-furnishing.com

The team of 15 colleagues are collaborating under the Erasmus+ strand KA2 – ‘Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices’ in relation to Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the Furniture and Upholstery industries. Their aim is the develop careers guidance frameworks and modular e-learning training programmes which will develop the skills […]

Bangladeshi Delegation WorldSkills UK Study Tour

Global Skills Ledger hosted a delegation of Government and education experts from Bangladesh on behalf of British Council from 24th to 28th April 2017.

The UK Study Tour was aimed at supporting and enabling Bangladesh’s development and understanding of WorldSkills participation by providing a more in-depth insight into making WorldSkills work. It explored the collaborative opportunities and the real challenges that lie ahead. The Government of Bangladesh’s aim is to participate in the WorldSkills global competition for the first time in […]

UK Excellence In Education Mission Success in Vietnam

In partnership with UK Skills Federation, Semta International and Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), Global Skills Ledger’s CEO, Jonathan Ledger spent the week of Monday 27th to Thursday 30th March 2017 in Vietnam promoting the UK’s world-class Technical and Vocational Education and Training sector and to speak at the Department for International Trade’s ‘Excellence in Education’ workshop.

During the week, Global Skills Ledger and Sector Skills Council colleagues met with Government Ministry officials, stakeholders, donor organisations such as Asian Development Bank […]

Turkish Furniture delegation completes training in UK

Global Skills Ledger Ltd is a key partner in an Erasmus+ project which will see the development and implementation of a new careers guidance system and a comprehensive modularised online training programme for the Furniture sector in Turkey.

From Monday 20th to Friday 24th March 2017, a delegation from Turkish education institutes completed a comprehensive training programme in the UK. It was designed and delivered by Global Skills Ledger’s training and assessment expert, Andy Rotherham and hosted by Didac’s Woodwise Academy in Bristol.

The […]

Global Skills Ledger on judging panel for School Leaver Award 2017

Global Skills Ledger’s CEO, Jonathan Ledger is joining a renowned team of skills and employment experts on the judging panel of the AllAboutSchoolLeavers’ School Leaver Awards 2017. 

 

I am very much looking forward to supporting AllAboutSchoolLeavers in co-judging entries for the prestigious School Leaver Awards 2017. It is always so fantastic and very enlightening to see so many small, medium and large sized companies and their staff using really innovative and creative ways to generate […]

Vietnamese Textile & Garment Workforce Study Results Revealed

Global Skills Ledger has been working in partnership with Proskills Global Limited and has been back in Hanoi, Vietnam to share the results of a Textile and Garment sector workforce skills study.

The skills study, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the British Embassy in Vietnam (FCO), saw representatives of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of Vietnam (MOLISA), Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam (MOIT), British Council, Vietnam Textiles and Apparel Association (VITAS) and Vietnam […]

Inaugural TVET launch in Sabah Malaysia

Jonathan Ledger, CEO of Global Skills Ledger was the keynote speaker at the inaugural technical education and vocational training (TVET) seminar in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia on Monday 20th February 2017. He showcased the UK TVET system and all it’s component functions. Jonathan also shared many examples of his global experience of TVET implementation to demonstrate that the UK’s methodology and best practice can be successfully contextualised to ensure the country’s education ambitions are achieved.

The British High Commission and Sabah […]

Turkish Lifelong Learning Project learns from UK

Global Skills Ledger Ltd CEO, Jonathan Ledger supported a Turkish Ministry of National Education delegation’s visit to the UK by sharing lessons regarding the building and maintenance of quality in technical education and vocational training (TVET). Cambridge Education has been working in partnership with the Turkish Government on an EU-funded Technical Assistance Project for Promoting Lifelong Learning-II since 20th January 2016.

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to developing human resource capacity by promoting lifelong learning in Turkey. They […]

Furniture Skills Fit for Industry4.0

Global Skills Ledger is working with UK awarding organisation, Occupational Awards Limited (OAL) to support the development of Furniture skills to enable businesses right across Europe to fully participate in the implementation of Industry4.0.  The EU Erasmus funded project IN4WOOD will involve the close collaboration of 13 partner organisations from 5 different countries.

Industry 4.0 - the fourth industrial revolution

Industry 4.0 – the fourth industrial revolution is the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing […]