The following list, while by no means exhaustive, is intended to reflect the state of the field of employer engagement as far as possible. Click on the titles to take you to the journal site or to download the report if it is in the public domain. More titles will be added over time and a fuller bibliography is available. If you can recommend publications for inclusion on this list, please email Anthony Mann: email@example.com.
AIR UK and Department for Children, Schools and Families. The Involvement of Business in Education: A rapid evidence assessment of the measurable impacts. London: National Centre for Social Research, 2008.
Alford, Corinne et al. Looking inside the black box: the value added by Career and Technical Student Organizations to Students’ High School Experience. Columbus: National Research Centre for Career and Technical Education, 2007.
Archer, Louise, Dawson, Emily, DeWitt, Jennifer, Seakins, Amy & Wong, Billy. Enterprising Science: ‘Science capital’ – a summary for policymakers. King’s College London, 2014.
Arlow, Michael. Time to Read – A Ten Year Review. Belfast: Business in the Community, 2009.
Aschbacker, Pamela R, Erica Li and Ellen J. Roth. “Is Science Me?” High School Students’ Identities, Participation and Aspirations in Science, Engineering, and Medicine. Journal of Research in Science Teaching 47, 5 (2009): 564-582.
Aston, Jane, Rebecca Willison, Sara Davis and Robert Barkworth and the Department for Work and Pensions. Employers and the New Deal for Disabled People: Qualitative research, Wave 2. Norwich: HMSO, 2005.
Aston, Jane, Sara Dewson, George Loukas, Alan Dyson and the Department for Work and Pensions. Post-16 Transitions: a Longitudinal Study of Young People with Special Educational Needs, Wave Three. Norwich: HMSO, 2005.
Atherton, Graeme, Eric Cymbir, Ken Roberts, Lionel Page, Richard Remedios and the Department for Children Schools and Families. How Young People Formulate their Views about the Future – exploratory research. London: University of Westminster, 2009.
Backström-Widjeskog, Bettina. “Teachers’ Thoughts on Entrepreneurship Education” Creativity and Innovation – Preconditions for entrepreneurial education. Eds. Kjell Skogen and Jarle Sjøvoll. Trondheim: Tapir Academic Press, 2010. 107-120.
Balarin, Maria, Steve Brammer, Chris James and Mark McCormack. Governing Our Schools: The School Governance Study. London: Business in the Community, 2008.
Belt, Vicki, Paul Drake and Katherine Chapman. Governing Our Schools: The School Governance Study. London: UK Commission for Employment and Skills, 2010.
Benjamin, Ellen J “A look inside corporate employee volunteer programs.” The International Journal of Volunteer Administration 19, 2 (2001): 16-32.
Bernstein, Lawrence et al. Impact evaluation of the US Department of Education’s student mentoring programme. Institute for Education Sciences, 2009.
Bills, David. The Sociology of Education and Work, Blackwell Publishing: Oxford, 2004
Bimrose, Jenny et al. BIS Research Paper 206: Understanding the link between employers and schools and the role of the National Careers Service. Institute for Employment Research, University if Warwick, 2014
Black, Jonathan and Kat Wall. “Employers hold the key to unlocking Oxford undergraduate potential.” Oxford University Careers Service, 2010.
Blenkinsop, Sarah, Tamaris McCrone, Pauline Wade and Marian Morris. How do young people make choices at 14 and 16? Nottingham: Department for Education and Skills, 2006.
B-live Foundation CIC. Cool careers culture widens the UK’s skill gap. 2007.
Borlagdan, Joseph and Peyton, Kyle. A conversation that never stops: An indicative study of the Parents As Career Transitions Support program. Brotherhood of St Laurence and University of Melbourne, 2014
Boston College Centre for Corporate Citizenship. Weathering the Storm – the state of corporate citizenship in the United States. 2009.
Brammer, Stephen, Andrew Millington and Bruce Rayton. “The contribution of corporate social responsibility to organizational commitment.” International Journal of Human Resource Management.18.10 (2007). 14 Jan. 2011, http://www.informaworld.com/10.1080/09585190701570866
Business in the Community. Governing our Schools. 2008.
Causa, O., S. Dantan and Å. Johansson. “Intergenerational Social Mobility in European OECD Countries“, OECD Economics Department Working Papers, No. 709. OECD Publishing, 2009. doi: 10.1787/223043801483
Centre for Children and Technology Research. The Reinventing Education initiative from an evaluation perspective: the role of innovative technology partnerships in addressing significant challenges to education improvement. 2004.
Chadderton, Charlotte and Edmonds, Casey. Enhancing School-based Careers Work for Years 7-9. Cass School of Education and Communities, University of East London. 2014.
Chang, Shu-Nu, Yau-Yuen Yeung and May Hung Cheung. “Ninth Graders’ Learning Interest, Life Experiences and Attitudes Towards Science & Technology.” Journal of Science Education Technology18 (2009): 447-457, http://www.springerlink.com/content/506n4w2164r5r187/
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Graduates in the Workplace. Does a Degree Add Value? London: CIPD, 2006.
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Recruitment, retention and turnover: Annual Survey. London: CIPD, 2009.
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Learning to Work: Survey Report. London: CIPD, 2012.
Chowdry, Haroon et al. Poorer children’s educational attainment: how important are attitudes and behaviour? Eds. Alissa Goodman and Paul Gregg. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2010.
Confederation of British Industry. Emerging Stronger: the value of education and skills in turbulent times. London: CBI, 2009.
Confederation of British Industry. Fulfilling Potential: The business role in education. London: CBI, 2010.
Confederation of British Industry. Ready to Grow: Business Priorities for Education and Skills. London: CBI, 2010.
Confederation of British Industry. Time Well Spent: Embedding Employability in work experience.London: CBI, 2007.
Corporate Citizenship Company. Good companies, better employees – CCC. London: CCC, 2003.
Cowen, Georgina and Marianne Burgess. Evaluation of the Key Stage 4 Engagement Programme: key messages. London: Department for Children, Schools and Families, 2009.
Croll, Paul and Attwood, Gaynor, 2014. Notes on progression into Apprenticeships: Early intentions and later outcomes. Submission to House of Commons Select Committee on Education: Inquiry into Apprenticeships and Traineeships for 16-19 Year Olds.
Deloitte UK and the Education and Employers Taskforce. Helping young people succeed: How employers can support careers education – Increasing and improving employer involvement in providing young people with careers education, information, advice and guidance. London: Deloitte UK, 2010.
Deloitte. Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT Survey. 2010.
Dewson, S., J. Aston, P. Bates, H. Ritchie, A. Dyson. Post-16 Transitions: a Longitudinal Study of Young People with Special Educational Needs, Wave Two. Nottingham: Department for Education and Skills, 2004.
Donnelly, James. “Vocationalism and School Science Education.” Studies in Science Education, 45, 2 (2009): 225 – 254. Doi: 10.1080/03057260903142301, http://www.informaworld.com/10.1080/03057260903142301
EdComs. “Business in Schools Research Findings – weighted data 12th November 2007″. EdComs and Business in the Community Conference: Maximising Impact. London. London: EdComs, 2010.
Edge Foundation. EDGE Annual Programme of Stakeholder Surveys: Report. London: YouGov Plc, 2010.
Erickson, Lance D., Steve McDonald and Glen H. Elder, Jr., “Informal Mentors and Education: Complementary or Compensatory Resources?” Sociology of Education 82 (2009): 344-367. Doi:10.1177/003804070908200403.
The Every Child A Chance Trust. Every Child a Reader: the results of the third year. 2008.
Connell, Nyree. Social and Environmental Responsibility and the Small Business Owner. London: Federation of Small Businesses, 2007.
Farnsworth, Valerie and Higham, Jeremy. ‘Teachers Who Teach Their Practice: The Modulation of Hybridised Professional Teacher Identities ub Work-Related Educational Programmes in Canada’,Journal of Education and Work, 25(4), pp.472-505, 2012
Foskett, Nick, Martin Dyke and Felix Maringe. The Influence of School in the Decision to Participate in Learning Post-16. Nottingham: Department for Education and Skills, 2004.
Francis, Becky, Jayne Osgood, Jacinta Dalgety, Louise Archer. “Gender equality in work experience placements for young people”. Occupational Segregation: Working Paper Series No. 27. Manchester: Equal Opportunities Commission, 2005.
FreshMinds Research Agency, Business in the Community, the Edge Foundation and the Institute for Education Business Excellence. Raising the bar and removing the barriers: What employers can offer education. 2007.
Fullarton, Sue, 1999. Work experience and work placements in secondary school education. Australian Council for Educational Research, LSAY Research Report 10: Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY)
Geroy, G. D., P. C. Wright and L. Jacoby. “Toward a Conceptual Framework of Employee volunteerism: an aid for the human resource manager”. Management Decision 38, 4 (2000): 280-86. Doi:10.1108/00251740010326333
Golden, Sarah, Lisa O’Donnell, Tom Benton and Peter Rudd. Evaluation of Increased Flexibility for 14-16 Year Olds Programme: Outcomes for the second cohort. Nottingham: Department for Education and Skills, 2006.
Golden, Sarah, Lisa O’Donnell, Tami McCrone, Matthew Walker and Peter Rudd. Evaluation of Increased Flexibility for 14-16 Year Olds Programme: Delivery for Cohorts 3 and 4 and the Future. Nottingham: Department for Education and Skills, 2006.
Gracey, Sarah and Scott Kelly. Learning and Skills Network. Changing the NEET Mindset: Achieving more effective transition between education and work. London: LSN, 2010.
Hall, John C. Mentoring and Young People: A Literature Review. Glasgow: The SCRE Centre, 2003.
Harbourne, David. School-based technical and vocational education in England. London: EDGE Foundation, 2010.
Hasluck, Chris, Terence Hogarth, Beate Baldauf and Geoff Briscoe. The Net Benefit to Employer Investment in Apprenticeships Training. Warwick: Institute for Employment Research, 2008.
Henderson, Ronald W, Linda St John. Thematically Integrated Middle School Mathematics: A school-business partnership. California: California University,1997.
HECSU. Graduate Market Trends – summer 2010. 2010.
Higham, Jeremy et al. 14-19 Pathfinders – An evaluation of the first year. University of Leeds and University of Exeter, 2004.
Higham, Jeremy and Farnsworth, Valerie. ‘What Makes A Course Vocational? School-Based Work-Related Learning Programmes in Canada in Dialogue With A Community of Practice’, Journal of Education and Work, 25(4), pp.443-471, 2012
HM Government. Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform. Corporate Responsibility Report. 2009.
Institute for Volunteering Research. Community investment: the impacts of employee volunteering at Barclays Bank. 2004.
Ipsos MORI. Corporate Responsibility Study, 2005.
Ipsos MORI. Corporate Responsibility Study. 2007.
James, Chris, Steve Brammer, Michael Connolly, Mike Fertig, Jane James and Jeff Jones. The ‘hidden givers’: a study of school governing bodies in England. CfBT Education Trust, 2010.
Johnson, Steve and Tom Burden. Young people, employability and the induction process. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2003.
Keep, Ewart. (2012). Youth Transitions, the Labour Market and Entry into Employment: Some Reflections and Questions, Cardiff University: SKOPE
Kemple, James J. and Cynthia J. Willner. Career Academies: Long-Term Impacts on Labor Market Outcomes, Educational Attainment and Transitions to Adulthood. New York: MDRC, 2008
KPMG and the Education and Employers Taskforce. Evaluation of Education and Employer Partnerships. London: KPMG, 2010.
Kuczera, Malgorzata. Learning for Jobs: OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training. United States: South Carolina, 2011.
Fern, Richard. “Work experience survey shows long-term employment win”. Lantra 24 August 2010.
James, Chris, Goodall, Janet, Howarth, Eleanor and Knights, Emma The State of School Governing in England, University of Bath and National Governors’ Association, 2014
Lavonen, Jari, Reijo Byman, Kalle Juuti, Veijo Maisalo, Anna Uitto. “Pupil Interest in Physics: A Survey in Finland” NorDiNa 2/05 (2005).
Lavonen, Jari, Reijo Byman, Anna Uitto, Kalle Juuti and Veijo Meisalo. “Students’ interest and experiences in physics and chemistry related themes: Reflections based on a ROSE-survey in Finland”.Themes in Science and Technology Education 1, 1 (2008): 7-36
Lavonen, Jari, Janis Gedrovics, Reijo Byman, Veijo Meisalo, Kalle Juuti and Anna Uitto. “Students’ Motivational Orientations and Career Choice in Science and Technology: A comparative investigation in Finland and Latvia” Journal of Baltic Science Education 7, 2 (2008): 86-102.
Learning and Skills Council. National Employers Skills Survey 2007: main report. London: LSC, 2008.
Learning and Skills Council. “‘Essential’ work placement boosting starting salaries”. Learning and Skills Council. 20 December 2006. Pub. 401.
Linnehan, Frank. “The Relation of a Work-Based Mentoring Program to the Academic Performance and Behaviour of African- American Students”. Journal of Vocational Behaviour 59 (2001): 310-325.
Lord, Pippa, Mary Atkinson and Holly Mitchell. Mentoring and coaching for professionals: a study of the research evidence. National Foundation for Educational Research, 2008.
Lord, Pippa and Megan Jones. Pupils’ experiences and perspectives of the national curriculum and assessment – final report of the research review. National Foundation for Educational Research, 2006.
Lynch, Sarah, Tami McCrone, Pauline Wade, Gill Featherstone, Kelly Evans and Sarah Golden and Gill Haynes. National Evaluation of Diplomas: The first year of delivery. London: Department for Children, Schools and Families, 2010.
MacAllum, Keith, Karla Yoder, Scott Kim and Robert Bozick. Moving Forward – College and Career Transitions of LAMP Graduates – Findings from the LAMP Longitudinal Study – full report. Washington, DC: Academy for Educational Development, 2002.
Mann, Anthony and Carol Glover. The point of partnership: the case for employer engagement in education. London: Education and Employers Taskforce, 2010.
Mann, Anthony, Desiree Lopez and Julian Stanley. What is to be gained through partnership? Exploring the value of education-employer relationships. London: Education and Employers Taskforce, 2010.
Martin, Rob, Frank Villeneuve-Smith, Liz Marshall and Ewan McKenzie. Employability skills explored.Learning and Skills Network, 2009.
McDonald, Steve, Lance D. Erickson, Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson and Glen H. Elder. “Informal mentoring and young adult employment”. Social Science Research 36, 4 (2007): 1328-1347.
McLarty, Laura, Jonathan Clough. State of Enterprise Education in Yorkshire & Humber. York: YPEF, 2009.
Miller, Andrew. Business and Community Mentoring in Schools. Sheffield: DfEE, 1998.
Miller, Andrew. “Business Mentoring in Schools: Does it raise attainment?”. Education and Training 41, 2 (1999): 73-78. Doi:10.1108/00400919910259588
Miller, Sarah, Paul Connolly and Lisa Maguire. A Follow-Up Randomised Controlled Trial Evaluation of the Effects of Business in the Community’s Time to Read Mentoring Programme. Centre for Effective Education, Queen’s University Belfast, 2011.
Morgan, Sandra, Jo Hutchinson and Nicole Crompton. Effective transitions for Year 8 students. Derby: Centre for Guidance Studies, 2007.
National Council for Educational Excellence. Recommendations. 2008.
National Support Group for Work Experience and the National Education Business Partnership Network.Students’ Perceptions of Work Experience by the National Support Group for Work Experience: Report of Impact Measures. London: Department for Children, Schools and Families, 2008.
The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Diplomas: The Second Year – An Evaluation of the strengths and weaknesses of the Diplomas for 14- to 19-year-olds. 2010.
The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Implementation of the 14-19 reforms, including the introduction of Diplomas: An evaluation of progress in the first year of the introduction of 14-19 Diplomas, 2008/09 in the context of wider 14-19 reforms. 2009.
The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Reducing the numbers of young people not in education, employment or training: what works and why. 2010.
The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Work-related learning: the story so far. 2005.
The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. The Young Apprenticeships programme, 2004-07: An Evaluation. 2007.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. From initial education to working life – making transitions work. 2000.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Skills Beyond Schools Synthesis Report, 2014
Panel on Fair Access to the Professions. Unleashing Aspirations: the final report. 2009.
Percy, Christian. The impact of formal work experience and term-time paid employment using longitudinal data from England 2003-2007. London: Education and Employers Taskforce, 2010.
Percy, Christian. “NEET status during sixth form years vs. part-time paid work in years 9, 10 and 11 – an initial statistical analysis using the LSYPE.” UK Education and Employers Taskforce research conference. October 2010.
Prince’s Trust, the Centre for Economic Performance and London School of Economics. The cost of exclusion – counting the cost of youth disadvantage in the UK. London: The Prince’s Trust, 2009.
Punter, Anne, John Adams and Leah Kraithman. Adding value to Governance: an evaluation of the contribution made by governors recruited by the School Governors’ One-Stop-Shop to their schools’ governing bodies and to their own development. University of Hertfordshire, 2007.
Punter, Anne and John C. Adams. University of Hertfordshire. School Governors’ One-Stop Shop.Governors mean business – School Governors’ One-Stop Shop volunteers – their contribution and added value to schools in England. London: SGOSS, 2010.
Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency. Work-related learning – baseline study. 2004.
Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency. Work-related learning at key stage 4. First replication study: a QCA-commissioned report on the development of work-related learning in the three years since September 2004. 2007.
Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency. Career, work-related learning and enterprise 11-19 – a framework to support economic well being. 2008.
Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency. Teaching and learning in the Diploma – an international perspective. 2009.
Recruitment and Employment Confederation. Avoiding a Lost generation – preparing young people for work now and in the future – recommendations of the REC UK Youth Employment Taskforce. 2010.
Rennison, Joanne, Sue Maguire, Sue Middleton and Karl Ashworth. Young People not in Education, Employment or Training: Evidence from the Education Maintenance Allowance Pilots Database.Nottingham: Department for Education and Skills, 2005.
Robertson-Smith, Gemma and Carl Markwick. Employee Engagement – A review of current thinking.Institute for Employment Studies, 2009.
Roffey Park Institute. Volunteering for a successful business. 2006.
Royal Society. Taking a leading role. 2010.
Sabates, Ricardo., Angel Harris and Jeremy Staff. “Ambition Gone Awry: The Long-Term Socioeconomic Consequences of Misaigned and Uncertain Ambitions in Adolescence”, Social Science Quarterly, 92(4), pp.959-977, 2011
Schoon, Ingrid and Silbereisen, Rainer. Transitions from School to Work: Globalization, Individualization, and Patterns of Diversity, Cambridge University Press: New York, 2009
Sjøberg, Svein and Camilla Schreiner. The ROSE Project: An overview and key findings. 2010.
Sjøberg, Svein and Camilla Schreine. “Sowing the Seeds of ROSE: Background, rationale, questionnaire development and data collection for ROSE (The Relevance of Science Education) – a comparative study of students’ views of science and science education”. Acta Didactica 4, 2004.
Smith, Erica and Green, Annette. How workplace experiences while at school affect career pathways. NCVER, 2005
Smith, Peter, Henry, John and Munro, Graeme. “Training young people through a school/enterprise partnership: a longitudinal study“, Education + Training, Vol. 44: 6 pp. 281-289, 2002,
Spielhofer, Thomas and Matthew Walker. Evaluation of Skills for Work Pilot Courses: Final Report National Foundation for Educational Research. The Scottish Government (2008)
Springate, Iain, Jennie Harland, Pippa Lord and Anne Wilkin. Why choose physics and chemistry? The influences on physics and chemistry subject choices of BME students. London: National Foundation for Educational Research, 2008.
Stern, David and Derek Briggs. “Does Paid Employment Help or Hinder Performance in Secondary School?”. Journal of Education and Work 14: 3 (2001): 355-372.
Stern, David, Charles Dayton and Marilyn Raby. Career Academies: A proven strategy to prepare high school students for college and career. California: Career Academy Support Network, 2010.
Stuart, Georgina and Mark Cowen. Key Stage 4 Engagement Programme Evaluation. London: Department for Children, Schools and Families, 2009.
Tengelin, Nicholas. Corporate Investment to Increase Interest in Mathematics, Science and Technology: A general analysis for the Volvo Group. Chalmers University of Technology, 2009.
Times Educational Supplment (TES). Brief TES Survey of Classroom Teachers in UK State Schools. 2012
UK Commission for Employment and Skills. The Employability Challenge. 2009.
UK Commission from Employment and Skills. Employability: Incentivising improvement. 2010.
United Kingdom. Cabinet Office. Getting on, Getting ahead: a discussion paper analysing the trends and drivers of social mobility. 2008.
United Kingdom. Department for Children, Schools and Families. Building Stronger Partnerships – Schools, Colleges and Childrens and Families’ Services: How Employers Can Support You. 2009.
University of Manchester and UMIST Careers Service. Work experience recruitment survey. 2004.
University of Minnesota, The National Research Centre for Career and Technical Education. Looking Inside the Black Box: The Value Added by Career and Technical Student Organizations to Students’ High School Experience. 2007.
University of Warwick. Evaluation of the Academy of Finance Programme. Centre for Education and Industry, 2006.
University of Warwick. Evaluation of the Hackney Schools’ Programme: ‘Linking Work with Learning’.Centre for Education and Industry, 2009.
IRS. Employment Trends research. Brighton: University of Sussex, 2001, 2002.
Wai-Ling Packard, Becky, Grace June Kim, Marissa Sicley and Sarah Piontkowski. “Composition Matters: multi-context informal mentoring networks for low-income urban adolescent girls pursuing healthcare careers”. Journal of Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning 17 (2009): 187-200.
Wilson, Andrew and Francesca Hicks. Volunteering – The Business Case: The benefits of corporate volunteering programmes in education. London: Corporate Citizenship, 2010.