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Presentation by Pauline Tambling


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Presentation by Pauline Tambling

  1. 1. 1 Pauline Tambling, Joint CEO, Creative & Cultural Skills @NSApaulinet @ccskills The importance of creative entrepreneurship in the lives of young people
  2. 2. 2 Creative & Cultural Skills • An independent charity, working to improve the deal for young people that want to work in the creative and cultural industries • We are licensed as a Skills Sector Council by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills • We lead the National Skills Academy for Creative & Cultural, a network of creative business and training providers.
  3. 3. 3 Skills Sector Councils 25 operating across UK and within specific sectors. Tasked with: • Reducing skills gaps and shortages • Improving productivity • boosting the skills of their sector workforces • improving learning supply.
  4. 4. 4 The National Skills Academy • Our network of creative business and training providers who are committed to the provision of high quality creative education and training, apprenticeships and careers advice • Together, we’ve created over 3,500 Creative Apprenticeships in the UK since 2008, and we’re delivering a further 6,500 jobs in the next two years.
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  6. 6. 6 • Our campaign to create 6,500 jobs for young people • Over 900,000 young people currently unemployed in the UK • We believe that the creative industries have the capacity and capability to create 50,000 new jobs and lead the economic recovery in the UK. Building a Creative Nation
  7. 7. 7 • The creative industries generate £70,000 a minute for the nation • 66,900 creative businesses • Over 800,000 workers • £26 billion contribution per year for the UK economy • 94% employ less than ten people • 85% employ fewer than five people The UK’s creative industries
  8. 8. 8 100 105 110 115 120 125 130 135 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Growth(%)over10yearperiod Year Creative and cultural industries employment UK total employment Creative and cultural industries GVA UK total GVA Forecast employment and economic growth
  9. 9. 9 • 60% educated to level 4 and above • 10% of the workforce aged 16-24 • 170,000 under/post graduate learners per year The creative workforce
  10. 10. 10 27% 26% 14% 13% 13% 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% ICT Skills Other Marketing/Advertising/PR Technical Business Development Specific skills gaps (% of businesses) Skills gaps in the creative industries 37% of businesses identify specific skills gaps in their current workforce
  11. 11. 11 Tenacious and multi-skilled workers with portfolio careers • Better careers guidance for start-ups, freelancers and SMEs • Work experience opportunities • Vocational training • Business incubation and support Growing the creative industries: what’s needed
  12. 12. 12 Careers guidance: Creative Choices
  13. 13. 13 Work experience: live environments • Royal Opera House Design Challenge • Gazelle Colleges: developing innovative new learning models and partnerships with business • Pantrepeneur competition • Market Maker Experience • Gazelle Learning Company • Big Student Takeover
  14. 14. 14 • The Gazelle Learning Companies: live working environments with students as partners in the company • “Work-ready” students • Employers shape the design and delivery of the learning outcomes “Recognisable entrepreneurial colleges, working strategically with Local Enterprise Partnerships, students and employers to develop entrepreneurial capacity, can offer a different and significant contribution to the economic and entrepreneurial ecosystems of local communities.” - Fintan Donohue, CEO, Gazelle Global Work experience: live environments
  15. 15. 15 Vocational training: paid internships • Support those who are registered unemployed • Encourage fair and open recruitment • Culture of unpaid internships endemic • 170,000 arts and design students each year  many prepared to work for free • The arts see themselves as exempt from the law
  16. 16. 16 Vocational training: apprenticeships • Open up entry routes for non-graduates • Address entry level skills gaps • Closer working relationships between education and industry • Mainstream option for employment • Spearheading a shift in recruitment culture, away from reliance upon unpaid workers and towards a more responsible and more sustainable model.
  17. 17. 17 Business incubation and support
  18. 18. 18 Young people need a combination of core skills and broader personal and enterprise capabilities. Providing this is the responsibility of educators, employers, and policy makers: • Educators: integrate into local economy ecosystems; incorporate real work environments • Employers: directly engage with the training of future workforce; work in collaboration with educators • Policy makers: provide more support for small businesses, especially by subsidising the wages of apprentices and by incentivising good recruitment practices • Young people: practise becoming enterprising. This includes seeking out the best advice, guidance and experience outside of the prescribed education system. Creative entrepreneurship
  19. 19. 19 Pauline Tambling, Joint CEO, Creative & Cultural Skills @NSApaulinet @CCSkills We’re building a creative nation. Join the campaign. #CreativeNationUK