National Partners

Our national partners help us create vibrant Learning at Work Weeks with great activities that you can use for your own events.

Watch out for their special offers and activities!


In 2023, our partners were:


OpenLearn is the free learning platform of The

Open University and delivers bite-sized learning experiences designed to fit easily into daily life. Whether you're an individual looking to get promoted or engage in CPD, or an employer looking to support and upskill your workforce, we are open to all – there are no requirements to access our free materials.

Our academic-led content includes around 1,000 free courses, more than 80 badged courses, and thousands of educational games, videos and academic articles, reaching an audience of over 10 million people a year. OpenLearn is hosting a free webinar, entitled ‘The benefits of Digital Badges to you, your staff and your business’ on 9 May. Visit the event page to find out more and to reserve your place to discover how digital badges can be benefit and motivate a workforce.

Visit or take a look at our suggested Learning at Work Week content to see how we can support your plans.


What can your employees learn in 15 minutes?

The right insight at the right time can make all the difference. getAbstract saves L&D teams countless hours looking for and evaluating content, making it a crucial add-on to any learning solution. We summarize expert knowledge in a consistent and easy-to-digest format so that leaders and employees can stay abreast of relevant business developments and improve their performance.

getAbstract empowers employees and teams to take charge of their learning and apply it. Our experienced Customer Success Team helps you integrate and market our solution, as well as develop lean learning practices that boost engagement and performance. Our new microlearning tool, Actionables, prompts learners to apply must-have insights from relevant summaries to tackle business challenges pro-actively.



NCFE is an educational charity and leader in vocational and technical learning. We combine over 175 years of education experience with deep insight into what is needed and what works, partnering with a network of strategic and expert collaborators to galvanise the education sector around the greatest learning needs and to shape smarter solutions.

Our Accreditation and Employer Services are fantastic for organisations who want to give their bespoke in-house training and qualifications something extra, with official recognition from one of the UK’s biggest awarding organisations.

Our Customised qualifications and endorsed programmes are the perfect fit for your organisation if you’re looking to:

  • develop and upskill your employees through CPD
  • align your learning programmes to your business goals
  • create and embed a culture of learning throughout your organisation.

By choosing our customised qualifications and endorsed programmes, you’re ensuring a simple and efficient way of achieving these goals.

Visit the website to find out more about our Accreditation and Employer Services.



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