Education and Skills Network

Ensuring geospatial professionals have the right to thrive in the growing GI sector

AGI Education and Skills Network

Education and Skills Network contributes to ensuring the relevant skills exist in the UK workforce to underpin a thriving GI sector.  With representation from AGI Wales, AGI Northern Ireland, AGI Scotland, AGI Early Careers Network, Geospatial Commission, Royal Geographical Society and the recruitment sector, the group works to a Terms of Reference describing it’s focus as carrying out an annual skills survey of AGI members to identify issues and trends in recruiting, retaining and developing talent, and the creation of a catalogue of geospatial skills providers in the UK.

Leading the Group is Council member Ian Maxfield. Associate Director of Geospatial Services within the NHS, Ian has, in a previous career, been a secondary school Geography teacher as well as undertaking university lecturing in GIS. 

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