The Skills and Education Group have joined forces with His Majesty King Charles III to raise awareness of the need for social mobility.


Social mobility is one of the themes highlighted in a new book, King Charles III: The Leadership and Vision of a Modern Monarch, which launches on Tuesday 14th November, His Majesty’s 75th birthday, at Claridge’s in central London.


The Skills and Education Group is a project sponsor of the book, which charts the life of The King and reflects on the many ideas and issues he has championed.


Social mobility is a passion close to The King’s heart, and one he has supported for decades through initiatives such as The Prince’s Trust, where he has been an advocate for apprenticeships and skills training. It is also the driving force behind the work of the Skills and Education Group, as they seek to provide the training and qualifications needed for individuals to succeed.


Speaking of the book, Paul Eeles, Chief Executive at the Skills and Education Group, said:

The Skills and Education Group are delighted to be contributing to this book, honouring His Majesty’s passion and dedication to public service throughout his 75 years.

“As an organisation we share common values with the work of The King, and we are pleased to be able to showcase this within the book. The work we do, and that of The Prince’s Trust, demonstrates the ability to transform lives through skills and education.


The book considers how His Majesty intends to shape a relevant and future-facing monarchy for the world of today and tomorrow and highlights examples of achievement and progress across social, cultural, technological and commercial spheres.


Written by The New York Times best-selling author Robert Jobson, it also features the photography of legendary royal photographer, Arthur Edwards MBE, who has been capturing images of the Royal Family for more than 45 years.


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King Charles III: The Leadership and Vision of a Modern Monarch is available to order at


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