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Our mission is to work with and through our partners to secure a greater commitment to invest in the skills of people to drive, enterprise, jobs and growth.
To find out more about the UK Commission, including our strategic objectives, remit and business plan see the about us section.
Together with our Commissioners we will work towards achieving the following priority outcomes across the UK:
The key areas of focus in 2012/13 are:
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Standards, qualifications and frameworks
17 Jul 2012
The UK Commission for Employment and Skills worked with a wide range of stakeholders to develop and build consensus on the NOS Strategy. The four governments of the UK approved the NOS Strategy for 2010-20 at the end of March 2010 and agreed that the UK Commission should work with stakeholders in 2010/11 to prototype and pilot a number of aspects and evaluate these by the end of March 2011, to enable the full roll out of the Strategy from April 2011. This has resulted in Version 2 of the NOS Strategy and associated documents being published in June 2011
8 Jan 2013
The UK Commission asked the Universities Vocational Awards Council (UVAC) to build on work they carried out for the Westminster government looking at progression routes to higher level skills provision in England for those with applied and vocational qualifications.
26 Apr 2013
High value, high quality National Occupational Standards (NOS) and Apprenticeship Frameworks are critical tools which underpin employers’ ambition to raise skills levels and support individuals’ career aspirations.
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