Our national partners help us create vibrant Learning at Work Weeks with great activities that you can use for your own events. Find out more about them and what they do below.

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The Open University Business School (OUBS)

OUBS is the pioneer of online business education. Founded 30 years ago as part of The Open University, it is now a leading business and management education provider to both individuals and organisations, spanning commercial, public and voluntary sectors. For further information, visit: business-school.open.ac.uk


getAbstract is the world’s leading provider of curated and compressed knowledge. getAbstract finds, rates and summarizes the top business books, articles and video talks into 10-minute abstracts. The library consists of more than 22,000 text and audio summaries in areas such as leadership, finance, innovation, self-development and science. 

getAbstract helps organizations world-wide develop a high-impact learning culture to maintain a sustainable source of competitive advantage. More than one third of the Fortune 100 companies trust in our principle of progress through knowledge and offer their employees access to the getAbstract corporate business solution. Visit: www.getabstract.com/en/ 

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning, the leading online learning platform, helps increase learner engagement and close critical skills gaps. The library has over 16,000 courses taught by real-world experts-and over 7,500 courses in international languages such as German, French, Spanish, and Portuguese. The library is up-to-date with the most in-demand business, technology, and creative content with new courses added each week. Additionally, LinkedIn insights and social experiences make learning more personalised and interactive so employees develop the most relevant, applicable skills. 


The CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development. The not-for-profit organisation champions better work and working lives and has been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years. It has more than 150,000 members across the world, provides thought leadership through independent research on the world of work, and offers professional training and accreditation for those working in HR and learning and development. 

Skills for Justice

We are Skills for Justice, a not-for-profit organisation committed to an improved and sustainable workforce. As a hub for skills policy and educational standard developments, we work collaboratively with employers, education providers and policy informers to meet the needs of the whole justice sector and improve skills within the workforce.

We can help you with:

For further information visit: www.sfjuk.com and Skills for Justice Learning at Work Week hub

Skills for Health

Skills for Health is the UK’s Sector Skills Council and the leading authority on skills and workforce development for the health sector.‚Äč As a trusted not-for-profit, we help a growing community of health sector employers develop a highly skilled and sustainable workforce for the future.

We are dedicated to support organisations across the UK with:

Visit the Skills for Health Learning at Work Week hub

SFJ Awards

SFJ Awards is one of the UK’s leading Awarding Organisations, supporting public sector organisations and private industries with a range of fundamental and high-quality regulated qualifications that enhance professional development across the country.

In addition, we work flexibly with Employers and Training providers, quality assuring and certificating bespoke or in-house learning programmes and events with an industry-recognised badge.

Furthermore, our in-house expertise in Apprenticeship End-Point Assessment (EPA) makes us England’s trusted EPAO for Fire, Policing, Local Government, Safety and Security Apprenticeships.

We believe in recognised learning and development solutions that support skills, provide flexibility, and enhance jobs.

Find out more:


NCFE designs, develops and certificates NCFE and CACHE branded qualification with over 500 national accredited qualifications in NCFE’s portfolio. All are supported by NCFE’s exceptional customer service and unique, friendly approach. Last year, around 600,000 learners from over 3,500 educational institutions chose NCFE to move their careers forward. A registered educational charity with a heritage in learning that goes back over 170 years, NCFE is proud of its unique approach

Visit: www.ncfe.org.uk


We believe that when people invest their time in learning something new, they grow. They reach for that promotion, or they apply for that job they felt underqualified for before, or they make that career change they’ve been thinking about.

Our goal is simple: we want to match people searching for education with the people providing it. 

That's why findcourses exists: it's a dedicated education search engine designed to make it easy for our learners to search and find exactly what they need from our community of trusted training providers. 

Find our more: findcourses.co.uk

Northgate Training Activities - Your Design Partner!

If you design your own courses and would like an interactive element to put theory into practice, and to get your delegates ‘learning by doing’, we can help! Established in 1979 Northgate Training designs interactive training activities, games and business simulations for you to deliver in your training. We supply worldwide to training managers, consultants and educational establishments. Our activities are simple to run and debrief and we are always on hand to help and advise.

We have over 80 off-the-shelf activities, for virtual and face-to-face training, covering a wide range of management skills. All our products can be ordered online via our secure e-commerce website and they come with a repeat licence to use again and again within the licence-holding organisation or, if you’re a training consultant, to use with your clients. So if you’re designing a course, contact us today and we’ll let you know if we have something suitable to fit your requirements.

Find out why thousands of Trainers worldwide trust Northgate to make their training engaging, interactive and effective at www.northgatetraining.co.uk.