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Engaging Employers and Developing Skills at the Local Level in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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The success of skills development activities through both on- and off-the job training often depends on the participation of employers. This OECD report on Northern Ireland, United Kingdom identifies a number of innovative programmes that aim to better engage employers in the design and delivery of training. It also looks at the role of local district councils in working closer with employers to better understand and address their skills challenges.

A key part of the project was the implementation of a survey to gather information from Northern Irish employers about their skills needs and barriers to apprenticeship participation. The report offers a number of recommendations for improving business-education partnerships in emerging sectors of the Northern Ireland economy.

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Implementing employer engagement strategies in Northern Ireland

This chapter highlights examples of programmes in Northern Ireland that aim to engage employers in vocational education and training delivery. It also highlights recent initiatives to develop a national strategy for career guidance as well as better anticipate the future skills needs of the Northern Irish economy. It also provide an overview of recent actions by District Councils to implement local employment and skills strategies.

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