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SERIO undertakes the evaluation of an exciting 'SkillsPlanner' initiative.

19/05/2017


SERIO is undertaking the evaluation of an exciting Ethos-led initiative 'SkillsPlanner' which aims to address the construction industry skills shortage.

The prestigious project, which has been awarded £1.3m research and development funding from Innovate UK, is based on a powerful Linked Open Data platform, created by technology leader and project partner Seme4. The platform, which is being developed together with its future users, aims to make ‘real time’ skills supply and demand data visible to multiple stakeholders. SERIO is undertaking research to help evaluate and understand the impact of SkillsPlanner, particularly in its ability to match skills to demand and its role in providing relevant and more informed training to meet employer need.

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SERIO to conduct an evaluation of SkillsPlannerOver the next two years SERIO will be evaluating an exciting new Ethos-led initiative 'SkillsPlanner' which aims to solve skills shortages in the construction industry.
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