Business in the Community’s (BITC) wants every business to play its part so that each child, particularly those facing social disadvantage, achieves in education, leading to a successful working life and thrives in the workplace.
To achieve this BITC urges all business to consider essential skills, these are the skills we all need to thrive in education, work and life.
BITC is asking businesses to:
- Recognise essential skills among their workforce, using the common language of the Skills Builder Universal Framework.
- Develop essential skills in their current and future workforce using consistent language and steps from the Skills Builder Universal Framework.
- Promote essential skills as the #skillsweneed with their partners and join our call for Government to make essential skills development part of the national curriculum, giving this equal weight alongside knowledge.