Welcome to the City & Guilds
Centre for Skills Development (CSD)
We are a not-for-profit, research and development
organisation for vocational education and training.
Practitioners are constantly told to be innovative, but do
they work in an environment that actually allows innovation to
thrive? Professor Yvonne Hillier, tells us what she has
discovered in this area. Read article.
We conducted a qualitative research project in England,
South Africa and the Netherlands to explore young people's
perceptions of the education choices available to
them. See project.
In the quest to measure the quality of education and training,
CSD's Heidi Agbenyo examines whether we are 'asking the
right questions?' Read her
London is an innovative urban farm based London,
UK. The project works to support local people and
communities to transform their lives.
By 2020 those aged 50 and over will make up a third of the
UK’s workforce. The trend, driven by demographic changes and the
increasing propensity of older workers to work through and beyond
the official retirement age, underlines the increasing importance
of older workers to the UK economy. CSD's Heidi Agbenyo reveals
why. Read article.
The results of a national survey CSD, shows that most employers
believe Trinidad & Tobago’s education and training system meets
their needs, but that current skills gaps may be set to increase
for skilled jobs. Read article.
Our report on vocational pedagogy has
been praised for its focus on high quality teaching and learning in
a recent debate at the House of Lords. Read article.
The City & Guilds Centre for Skills for Development is part of City & Guilds Group
Charity No: 312832