Gillian Keegan, MP, and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills, recently provided an update to both the House of Lords and the House of Commons on further policy developments being made as part of government efforts to help boost productivity, ensure that businesses can find and hire the skilled workers they need, and help people to fulfil their potential

“… wanting to reduce complexity in the adult skills landscape and recognising the need to work closely with a wide range of key stakeholders and experts, we are integrating the National Retraining Scheme into the National Skills Fund. The National Retraining Scheme will no longer continue as a separate programme but rather its work and learning will be rolled into the development of the National Skills Fund.”

In September, the Prime Minister visited Exeter College and set out an exciting vision to make lifelong learning a reality, enabling individuals to train and re-train at any stage in their lives.

You can view the full Adult skills and National Retraining Scheme statement now


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