Employability skills research and trends

 The world of work continues to evolve rapidly. As economic, societal and technological advances drive forward the pace of change, today’s young people need to be more able to adapt than any other generation. The skills employers are placing value on are changing and new roles are emerging.

LifeSkills aims to understand these employability trends, by drawing upon various sources of research, and ground the programme on credible evidence. Sources are mentioned throughout the teaching resources but research that provides further information on employability skills and other key programme themes is collated below.

To find out more about the research conducted to measure the effectiveness of the LifeSkills programme you can download the LifeSkills Impact Report.

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