Many people now gain work-related skills via MOOCs (massive open online courses) but it is mostly self directed and businesses are often unaware that it has taken place. Are firms failing to capitalise on this cost-effective, flexible form of learning?
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Lizzie Crowley, Senior Policy Adviser - Skills
Lizzie is a policy and research professional with over 13 years’ experience in the employment and skills arena, having worked with both the public and private sector to develop high-quality research to inform organisational practice, public policy and shape the public debate.
Prior to joining the CIPD Lizzie led The Work Foundation's research and policy development on the youth labour market – and has published a number of influential reports on youth unemployment. She has regularly appeared on national and regional TV and radio, including BBC Breakfast, BBC the One Show, the Today Programme and Channel 4 news. Lizzie graduated in Sociology and has a master's degree in Social Science Research Methods, both from the University of Glasgow.
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