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Jane has a wealth of knowledge on education issues (particularly housing education), she has helped us to make good progress on quite a few tricky projects.
We were engaged by the University of Bradford with Bradford City Council to carry out a scoping study on behalf of Bradford City Council Centres of Excellence for Advanced Industrial Innovation (CEAII).
The aim was to scope different examples of collaboration between employers and businesses to support progression into advanced level skills that could inform the development of the proposed CEAII. The ambition for the CEAII is wide ranging not only to address progression issues from schools through the developing Industrial Centres of Excellence in priority employment sectors, but also to consider how the development could open up opportunities for improved collaborations between local business and the Higher Education providers locally and improve business access to research development and support services, as well as potential workforce development provision.
Our approach was to undertake secondary and primary research including
We produced a detailed report for the commissioners and our recommendations were accepted and have informed a further larger-scale 3-year project.