6 episodes

We've been helping people, organisations and economies to grow since 1878, and in 2018 we're celebrating 140 years of #ForgingTalent.We work with education providers, employers and governments in over 100 countries across the world to help people, businesses and economies grow by shaping skills systems and supporting skills development.The Group is made up of City & Guilds, ILM, Kineo, The Oxford Group, Gen2 and Intertrain. Together, we set the standard for professional and technical education and corporate learning and development around the world.Visit: https://www.cityandguildsgroup.com/

City & Guilds Foundation City & Guilds Foundation

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We've been helping people, organisations and economies to grow since 1878, and in 2018 we're celebrating 140 years of #ForgingTalent.We work with education providers, employers and governments in over 100 countries across the world to help people, businesses and economies grow by shaping skills systems and supporting skills development.The Group is made up of City & Guilds, ILM, Kineo, The Oxford Group, Gen2 and Intertrain. Together, we set the standard for professional and technical education and corporate learning and development around the world.Visit: https://www.cityandguildsgroup.com/

    Lost Opportunities: The Hidden Cost of Caring

    Lost Opportunities: The Hidden Cost of Caring

    To celebrate Young Carers Action Day, Lauren Roberts, our Foundation Advocacy lead invited Rosario Waterlow, Corporate Partnerships Executive to talk about her lived experience of being a young carer and navigating the education system and employment. Listen to hear about what more educators and employers can do support young carers to tackle the growing issues of isolation. At the City & Guilds Foundation we are all about removing the barriers that less advantaged members of our co...

    • 16 min
    Supporting young talent into employment through skills-based CSR programmes

    Supporting young talent into employment through skills-based CSR programmes

    As part of the City & Guilds Foundation employer virtual roundtable events series, this episode explores how carefully implemented skills-based Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes can help your organisation to be an employer of choice and attract, retain, and maintain a happy workforce. Hosted by Michael Osbaldeston, Special Advisor and Skills Ambassador, City & Guilds Foundation, and co-hosted by Paula Gibson. Strategic Commercial Manager at City & Guilds, this epis...

    • 50 min
    Inclusion & Diversity Series: Gender Diversity – a women’s panel

    Inclusion & Diversity Series: Gender Diversity – a women’s panel

    As part of the City & Guilds Foundation Inclusion and diversity events series, offering thought-provoking conversations and actionable steps to promote equal opportunities and improve inclusion and diversity in your organisation. In this event we explored gender diversity and women inclusion in male-dominated industries.Women have made substantial progress in business and leadership positions. But many STEM-related fields are still resistant to gender diversity. How can coaching, mentorin...

    • 58 min
    Inclusion & Diversity Series: Marginalised Groups – Prison Leavers

    Inclusion & Diversity Series: Marginalised Groups – Prison Leavers

    As part of the City & Guilds Foundation Inclusion and diversity events series, offering thought-provoking conversations and actionable steps to promote equal opportunities and improve inclusion and diversity in your organisation. In this episode we explored excluded groups and giving fair chances for people with lived experience of prison to gain employment.Most prison leavers want the opportunity to turn their life around. Having a job helps them stay out of prison and getting back ...

    • 59 min
    Inclusion & Diversity Series: Race Inclusion – Supporting Black Talent

    Inclusion & Diversity Series: Race Inclusion – Supporting Black Talent

    As part of the City & Guilds Foundation Inclusion and diversity events series, offering thought-provoking conversations and actionable steps to promote equal opportunities and improve inclusion and diversity in your organisation. this episode explores the importance of role models and allies in breaking down barriers at work for all ethnic groups. Having visible role models at all levels of a company and across different roles provides concrete evidence and inspiration for ethnically...

    • 56 min
    Inclusion & Diversity Series: Empowering LGBTQ+ people to succeed

    Inclusion & Diversity Series: Empowering LGBTQ+ people to succeed

    As part of the City & Guilds Foundation Inclusion and diversity events series, offering thought-provoking conversations and actionable steps to promote equal opportunities and improve inclusion and diversity in your organisation. In this podcast we discussed LGBTQ+ experiences such as inclusion challenges and career progression.What does being LGBTQ+ in the workplace look like today and what type of training do organisations need to ensure their retention and career progression? We ...

    • 58 min

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