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Catch up with the NCFE Podcast
Missed an episode of the NCFE podcast or want to listen to your favourites again?
Tackling unemployment: careers in the Community and Voluntary sector
Michael Lemin (Head of Policy) is joined by Jayne Graham MBE (Executive Director at Society Matters cic), Rebecca Cooney (Senior Analysis and Features Writer at Third Sector), Glen Manners (Associate Director – Membership and Education at Charity People) and Stuart Campbell (Employability Manager at Home Group) for this podcast to discuss the misconceptions about the sector, and the range of opportunities, including voluntary roles, and identifying and developing transferable skills to help jobseekers thrive.
Tackling unemployment: the challenge for adult job seekers
Philip Le Feuvre and Michael Lemin (NCFE) are joined by Becci Newton (Institute for Employment Studies) and Kathleen Henehan (Resolution Foundation) to discuss the scale of the challenge for adult job seekers. They take a closer look at the accompanying statistics, the action taken by government, and the hope that is on the horizon in terms of growing sectors and collaboration between organisations. The podcast explores NCFE CEO David Gallagher’s thought piece on the topic in more depth, looking at both issues and solutions.
Tackling unemployment: the important of meta skills
This podcast explores how meta skills could be key to a post-pandemic recovery; supporting sustainable and adaptable careers and providing the key to individuals’ future wellbeing and economic mobility.
Tackling unemployment: a focus on young people
NCFE’s Chief Executive David Gallagher joins a panel of guests from across education and employment to discuss the youth employment challenge.
From the current labour market context - with youth unemployment at its highest since 1996 - to insights from the demand side and reflections on the role and needs of business, the podcast explores the substance and nuance of the challenge we face.