Welcome to the City & Guilds
Centre for Skills Development (CSD)
We are a not-for-profit, research and development
organisation for vocational education and training.
Practitioners are constantly told to be innovative, but do
they work in an environment that actually allows innovation to
thrive? Professor Yvonne Hillier, tells us what she has
discovered in this area. Read article.
We conducted a qualitative research project in England,
South Africa and the Netherlands to explore young people's
perceptions of the education choices available to
them. See project.
In the quest to measure the quality of education and training,
CSD's Heidi Agbenyo examines whether we are 'asking the
right questions?' Read her
The Kaliandra Sejati
Foundation is a centre of education and
culture for the local community of Mount Arjuna promoting a
sustainable society based on traditional cultural values and
Our new publication, The
role of coaching in vocational education and
training, seeks to identify ways in which we can
further the debate concerning teaching and
learning within the vocational education
sector. This publication looks at an approach to training
which is not normally associated with the sector, but has been
successfully used to develop excellence in many other sectors;
coaching. Find out more.
The results of a national survey CSD, shows that most employers
believe Trinidad & Tobago’s education and training system meets
their needs, but that current skills gaps may be set to increase
for skilled jobs. Read article.
Our report on vocational pedagogy has
been praised for its focus on high quality teaching and learning in
a recent debate at the House of Lords. Read article.
The City & Guilds Centre for Skills for Development is part of City & Guilds Group
Charity No: 312832