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Education shake-up & employer investment are key to tackling IT skills shortage

A dramatic overhaul of IT education and better employer investment in training are vital if the UK’s chronic IT skills shortage is to be addressed, according to the UK and Ireland’s Linux Professional Institute (LPI) certification providers Future Cert. In a new white paper, Future Cert argues that a double-whammy of factors is taking its[…]

Open Source Technology Skills

Mind The Gap An industry report on open source technology skills in the UK commissioned jointly by non-pro t IT industry bodies LPI, Future Cert and CompTIA, uncovers the depth of the challenge, and indicates that a stronger focus on skills certification could be part of the answer. To obtain a copy of the White[…]

Bridging the gap in the digital skills shortage

The Digital Skills for the UK Economy Report released by the government earlier this year examined the demand and supply of digital skills in the UK. It found that there is a shortage in suitable digital skills for digital jobs persists in the UK labour market and that this is a major risk to business[…]

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Certification lets students work while learning and can map directly to job roles

It can sometimes feel that the ‘powers that be’ up there in Westminster have it in for those working away education.  There we are, trying to help people gain the skills and knowledge they need to lead the lives they want – yet all the while tuition fees are rising year on year, those attending[…]