If you are looking for some light reading during your summer hols then the PCR team is pleased to announce the August issue is out now.

With a focus on Education and Training the PCR August issue is full of interesting articles on what the the Channel is currently doing to upskill staff.

Earlier this year Google Cloud announced the initial UK pilot of its new Cloud Training Programme, which has been designed to help increase the pool of available skilled talent in the market and prepare participants for their first role working with Google Cloud Partners. We caught up with Richard Regan, Head of Partner Engineering, UK and Ireland at Google Cloud for a deeper dive into the new cloud training programme and its key highlight.

Glide, an expert in in utilities, broadband and connectivity is working in partnership with the Unite Foundation, a charity that delivers a specialised accommodation scholarship scheme for care leavers and estranged young people at university. We speak with Rhys Thomas at Glide to find out more.

Skillsoft’s Mark Onisk tells PCR about its latest phase in its collaborative learning Career Journeys, offering on-demand, learning modules to upskill staff.

In an industry roundtable with spokespeople from companies including Logitech, Cognizant, AND Digital, Pluralsight, Qlik, Universal Robots, Genesys and more we explore how to effectively upskill young people, provide the right opportunities and help to close the UK’s skills gap.

The data needs of businesses are changing. Itamar Ben Hemo, the CEO of SaaS ELT platform, Rivery explains why organisations should be recruiting for a new breed of data leaders and data experts, skilled with the ability to turn raw data into actionable business intelligence.

Andy Hancock the new CEO of online learning platform, FutureLearn offers his insight on tech innovation in the education sector – using data, AI and automated models and how education has turned into a marketplace.

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