The idea of life-long learning has gained momentum in recent years as the world of work undergoes rapid change. Long gone are the days of embarking on a career as a school-leaver and remaining there until retirement. Many people will have up to seven career changes in their working life – not just job changes, but actual changes of career.
Changing jobs is far more common with many creative industries roles seeing an average tenure of just two years. Returning to study to upskill for career advancement, or to prepare for a new career is becoming a part of life for many, regardless of age.