The UK Government has committed to the creation of a National Retraining Scheme (NRS) which will aim to prepare workers for future changes to the economy, including through automation, to retrain into better jobs.
To inform the development of the National Retraining Scheme, the Department for Education (DfE) established the Cost and Outreach Pilots to test:
Learning and Work Institute worked as DfE’s development and evaluation partner on the pilots.
The evaluation focused on assessing the impact of the pilots on:
The evaluation also assessed how and why impacts were achieved and the approaches that were most and least effective.