Denman

Innovation on the calendar at Denman

unipart_am / 5th July 2016 / Comments (0)

Lifelong learning is a mantra bandied about by almost everyone with a connection to schools, education any other form of systematised learning. Despite its popularity, the ‘lifelong learning’ promise is seldom realised. Learning provision often ranges from the highly structured and regimented ‘formal courses’ to the often chaotic and questionable online variety. But nestled in […]

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How can higher education help solve the productivity puzzle?

unipart_am / 3rd June 2016 / Comments (0)

Productivitypuzzle.com examined the role of universities in boosting the UK’s productivity. Knowledge exchange is crucial to fixing the UK’s productivity problems, making universities one of the most important resources for business and government. The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) says that universities can “develop ideas about economic trends, issues and solutions and advise policy-makers.” […]

Productivity puzzle no 3

Essential pieces of the productivity puzzle No 3: Infrastructure

unipart_am / 3rd May 2016 / Comments (0)

Improving productivity has become a top priority for the UK. But what are the factors that make the biggest difference? The Productivitypuzzle.com website looked at the importance of having an infrastructure to deploy the culture in an engaging way. According to Office for National Statistics figures, in 2015 UK workforces are 31% less productive than those of […]

Productivity puzzle no 2

Essential pieces of the Productivity Puzzle No 2: Leadership

unipart_am / 26th April 2016 / Comments (0)

Improving productivity has become a top priority for the UK. But what are the factors that make the biggest difference? This article from the productivitypuzzle.com website discusses the importance of strong leadership. Leadership is seen as one of the essential elements for improving productivity. In Unipart’s research, for example, leadership is identified as one of […]