New Anglia AgriFood Tech Sector Skills Plan published December 2017

New Anglia LEP has published a new sector skills plan for the Norfolk and Suffolk AgriFood and related Technology sector written by Martin Collison as part of a team led by SkillsReach.  The plan identifies how investment in skills can help to grow this critical sector in the New Anglia region.  The plan sets out priorities including:

  • Co-ordinate sector careers promotion
  • Develop new progression routes to Higher Education
  • Develop a new Higher Education Centre to meet the shortfall in technical Higher Education
  • Develop the supply of trainers to meet the needs of the sector
  • Develop a Workforce Development Programme to equip the sector with the skills needed for growth.

The full press release from New Anglia and links to the skills plan are at: