Shaping a skills and productivity vision for the future

Never has it been more important to invest in people, places and productivity to help drive the growth and economic recovery the UK needs. At City & Guilds, we champion skills through research, impactful reports, and partnerships like the Future Skills Coalition to help people, organisations and economies to develop their skills for growth.

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About the Future Skills Coalition

The Future Skills Coalition was formed in 2022 by The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP), Association of Colleges (AOC) and City & Guilds to drive a coherent and sustained model for future skills development and workforce investment.

We are growing movement committed to the power of skills to changes lives, prospects and places Our vision is for a robust technical and vocational education culture that ensures:

  • a national strategy supporting local, inclusive growth;
  • a right to lifelong learning free from restrictive constraints;
  • and fair, accessible and effective funding for all.
Future Skills Coalition

Pledge your support

If you or your organisation supports this vision, join a growing list of partners who have already pledged their support.

Fill in the form below to show your support for the Future Skills Coalition and we’ll send you a digital credential that you can share with your networks to raise awareness of the Coalition and showcase your commitment. You can claim an individual credential or an organisational credential (or both!).

By signing up as an organisation you are adding your brand to our pledge partner movement, and we’ll be in touch to arrange for your logo to be added to our pledge partners.

You can also sign up to receive the City & Guilds Foundation newsletter. You can unsubscribe anytime.

Future Skills Coalition digital credential

Individual credential

Future Skills Coalition digital credential

Organisational credential


City & Guilds logo
AELP logo
Association of Colleges logo

Programme partners

Be The Business logo
The Design and Technology Association logo
Design Council logo
Edge Foundation logo
FED logo
LTE Group
Nacro logo
Net Zero APPG logo
The St Martin's Group logo
UCAS logo
WEA Adult Learning Within Reach logo
West Midlands Combined Authority logo
World Skills UK logo
Youth Employment Group logo

Research partner

National Foundation for Educational Research logo

Employer pledge partners

Amey logo
Butlin's logo
Chegg logo
CIPD logo
Communities that work
Co-op logo
EY Foundation
FAR Training logo
Google logo
Home Instead logo
Kids Planet logo
MBDA logo
Nestle logo
NHS England logo
Redrow logo
Severn Trent logo
Social Finance logo
Amey logo
Trade Union Congress
UFI VocTech Trust
Veterinary Management Group
Young Enterprise

Contact us

If you’d like to find out more about the Future Skills Coalition, or would like to discuss ways to get involved in future activity, please contact Patrick Craven and Clare Fraser

Party conferences

Party conferences

City & Guilds is hosting the first-ever Skills Hub at party conferences this year. If you are attending, find out more and see what sessions we’ll be running so you can join on the day.

Report library

Report library

Find all of the City & Guilds research reports available in one place, from social impact reports through to thought leadership, industry research, policy recommendations and much more.

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