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If you are a local business professional interested in learning more about education in Cornwall and possibly working with local schools, you’re in the right place.

The education sector and local businesses must continue to work in partnership. It is essential that appropriate education, training and apprenticeship opportunities exist in order to underpin local aspirations. 

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As part of Cornwall’s Devolution Deal, the Employment and Skills strand focuses on increasing the number of people with higher level skills combating underemployment and supporting those who are further from the labour market to get the skills and experience they need to find work.

Education, skills providers and employers need to work together to co-construct a system that is responsive to labour market needs and economic priorities. This includes improved careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) for young people to enable them to make informed choices about their potential career options and address skills shortages.

Visit our Education News page to keep up-to-date on the latest developments and how we are progressing against this year's priorities, read success stories and sign up to receive our monthly newsletter.