National Partners

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.

The Open University Business School (OUBS) is the pioneer of online business education. Founded in 1983 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 and is in the top 1% of business schools that holds triple accreditation for their MBA programme. For further information, visit:

What can your team learn in 15-minutes? The right insight at the right time can make all the difference. getAbstract saves you countless hours looking for and evaluating content, making it a crucial add-on to any learning solution. By providing easy access to summarized expert knowledge, getAbstract helps organizations worldwide use knowledge efficiently. getAbstract’s actionable, 15-minute learning units empower employees to take charge of their learning and find solutions to real-life challenges. getAbstract's experienced Customer Success Team offers ongoing support aligning relevant content to your learning strategy and helps you integrate the multi-language platform into your LMS or LXP. Visit: 

Coursera partners with more than 275 leading universities and companies to bring flexible, affordable, job-relevant online learning to individuals and organizations worldwide. We offer a range of learning opportunities—from hands-on projects and courses to job-ready certificates and degree programs.

The CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development. The registered charity 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 a community of 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.

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:



At, 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 out more: 



Established in 1979, we design ready-to-use, quality training resources that aim to make the delegate learning experience effective, memorable and fun!  We have over 80 off-the-shelf training activities, (serious) games and business simulations on a wide range of management skills for you to deliver in your training. From escape rooms to business simulations, coaching tips to time management skills, we supply activities to Trainers worldwide for your virtual and face-to-face training courses. All our products can be ordered online via our secure e-commerce website and they come with a five-year repeat licence to use again and again within your organisation or, if you’re a training consultant, with your clients. So if you’re designing a course, contact us 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