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S872 - Consultation on the necessary skills for Northern Ireland’s future economy

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Consultation on “Success through Skills 2”: IET comments to the Department for Employment and Learning Northern Ireland (DELNI).


Abstract The recognition of the importance of up-to-date science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills within the Northern Ireland workforce is welcomed, and the Department’s analysis and aspirations in this regard are supported. The implementation of cross-departmental working and the appointment of a STEM champion, who can drive forward the STEM agenda in government in close concert with business, education providers and the Sector Skills Councils, are recommended.

Submission Details Submitted on 16 September 2010 to Department for Employment and Learning Northern Ireland (DELNI)


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Keywords and Search Terms Education, Skills shortages, Science and technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Qualifications, Government policies