Federal Government Learning Challenges

January 13, 2020

Learning and development within the Federal government will continue to face numerous challenges over the next few years. The largest challenge stems from an aging Federal workforce. With the largest population shifting into retirement, there is a shortage of employees with adequate training to fill those positions. The skill gaps that remain, will be left to a workforce that is not accustomed to long tenures or the traditional way of learning. In order to compete with the private sector for talent, Federal agencies are evolving their training programs to address several factors including:

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The Government Statistical Service (GSS) is a community for all civil servants working in the collection, production and communication of official statistics. Our members come from a range of professions, including statisticians, data scientists, economists, social researchers and communicators. They are spread across most UK government departments and the devolved administrations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The National Statistician is head of the GSS.

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