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This policy paper aligns with the Opportunity England recommendation, 'a workforce strategy'.

Implementing these strategies will align with Opportunity England’s vision by addressing the critical workforce challenges in FE. Enhancing recruitment and retention strategies will help to stabilise the workforce and ensure that colleges can offer a wider range of courses and maintain high-quality education. Improved working conditions and competitive rewards will attract and retain talented professionals, contributing to a more robust and effective educational system. These measures will support the development of a skilled workforce, essential for addressing national challenges and driving economic growth.

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