Our group reach and impact is extensive, representing the interests of 90,000+ learners and students, whilst engaging with thousands of employers. We ensure their collective voice is heard through our responses to consultations, research insights and specialist blogs.
As group we are highly responsive to planned changes in government policy, qualification standards and associated funding. Our External Relations teams works closely with our senior leaders across the group, to ensure that we provide informed responses to consultations and legislative developments which can impact the lives of our learners and our wider communities.Learn More
The Research and Planning team is the group’s lead on business research analytics and insight to inform medium and longer term planning and development. With dedicated experts across all education markets, and access to research sources and market intelligence, the team provides analysis and recommendations in support of the group’s strategic aims.Learn More
Covering a wide range of education and skills areas, our group's views form a key part of the national and regional debate for leading developments across the sector. We have a number of dedicated experts who regularly contribute to blogs and opinion leads in print and digital channels, and appear on radio and television to provide expert, informed opinion on complex education issues.Learn More