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The Right Skills: Celebrating Skills in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS)

Key messages on language skills: Skills of critical analysis, problem solving, negotiation and communication, speaking other languages and unde...

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Languages for the future

Key messages on language skills: Language competence is far more than just another tool in the box; it is a prerequisite and a facilitator for t...

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Skills Investment Plan for Scotland's Tourism Sector

Key messages on language skills:Industry consultations highlighted the requirement for further work in ensuring staff have the experience to deliver a...

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Turbulent Times: Skills for a Global World

Key messages on language skills: There is a substantial skills gap in relation to foreign language skills at a time when the UK Government is tryin...

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Education and skills survey 2015: Inspiring growth

Key messages on language skills:The proportion of businesses saying they have a need for foreign language skills among their employees has risen sharp...

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Scotland's Future Workforce - “Keeping Pace in the Global Skills Race?”

Key messages on language skills:Language skills were cited by young people as one of the top barriers to working and studying abroad.28% of employers ...

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The Costs to the UK of Language Deficiencies as a Barrier to UK Engagement in Exporting

Key messages on language skills Poor language skills in businesses are holding back the UK’s trade performance. Because of poor language skills, tr...

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Prospering Wisely: How the humanities and social sciences enrich our lives

Prospering Wisely aims to kick-start a national conversation about the place of humanities and social science research in our society. It argues ...

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Employer Demand for Languages Graduates in Scotland: a Case Study in the Financial Services Sector

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In the context of recent surveys of business and employer attitudes to the economy’s need for language skills, this study aims to contribute to the de...

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Culture at work: the value of intercultural skills in the workplace

Key messages on language skills: The research shows that there is real business value in employing staff who have the ability to work effectively w...

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Languages: The State of the Nation

Key messages:The British Academy commissioned a review of empirical data from England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales seeking baseline data on t...

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Talking the talk, so that Scotland can walk the walk: A rapid review of the evidence of impact on Scottish business of a monolingual workforce

The purpose of this report was to report findings to the Languages Working Group of the cost to Scotland of a monolingual workforce in order to suppor...

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Education and skills survey 2012: Learning to grow - what employers need from education and skills

Key messages on language skills:Languages will help open up new markets to UK companies.Operating effectively in a global economy relies on the right ...

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