Financial Times, April 20th 1999, p. 12
Research commissioned by the Engineering Employers Federation shows that the government's flagship initiative to reform work-based training, the University for Industry, risks being a flop because it is failing to engage business and is so theoretical that employers do not understand how it will work.
Education and Training Review, vol.1, 1998, p. 29-30.
Describes the role of the proposed University for Industry in supporting lifelong learning. The UFI will be an organiser of education rather than a direct provider, liaising with organisations such as TECs and higher and further education colleges to facilitate the delivery of packages that will boost the skills of workers.