Lifelong learning and levelling up: Building blocks for good health

The health foundation is an independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the UK.

On 24 September 2021 the charity wrote an analysis about how as the UK emerges from the pandemic and works through the impact of Brexit on the available workforce, the further education sector will play a key role in developing the labour market skills necessary for economic recovery and delivering the government’s levelling up aspirations.

As a health charity, they feel education has an important influence on health. Providing the skills, attributes and specialist knowledge needed to secure good jobs and participate in society – building blocks of a healthy life. They explain that further education encompasses a broad range of providers and courses, from specialist courses through to work-based learning.

VCSE organisations with a charitable purposes of advancement of education and the advancement of health or the saving of life’s may find the analysis of interest for both bid writing and strategic planning.

The analysis in full can be accessed here.