Skills Toolkit

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Question to the Department for Education:

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much money from the public purse has been spent on The Skills Toolkit online learning platform in each year since the beginning of that platform.


Answered by
Gillian Keegan Portrait
Gillian Keegan
Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)
This question was answered on 19th October 2020

The Skills Toolkit was announced in April 2020 and the cost of developing the platform in this financial year is £798,700. This includes the launch and the two subsequent expansions of the platform. A further £325,700 has been spent on communications activities to promote the platform.

As of 1 November 2020 there have been an estimated 119,000 course registrations. As of 1 November 2020 there have been 1,323,450 page views. These are experimental statistics and further information can be found in the official statistical release of 27 November 2020 in the following link: https://explore-education-statistics.service.gov.uk/find-statistics/apprenticeships-and-traineeships.

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