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Making skills – a boost to employability?

  • 16 Nov 2016

By Julia Bennett, Head of Research and Policy at the Crafts Council. A quick online search swiftly reveals that the ability to interpret ideas and data, to problem solve and …

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International Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training 2016

  • 4 Aug 2016
  • Attainment outcomes for young people
  • Context for employer engagement
  • Employment outcomes for young people
  • Fairness/equity in employer engagement
  • Individual employer engagement activities

View the full picture library from the conference here. July 21 and 22 2016 saw the coming together of key thinkers from around the globe for the International Conference on …

What to do about young people not going to university?

  • 6 May 2016
  • Employment outcomes for young people

By Ingrid Schoon, University College London Institute of Education. Email: I.Schoon@ucl.ac.uk “Most young people, especially those who do not follow an academic route, are ‘overlooked’” by current policy structure (House of Lords …

Why conference about Employer Engagement in Education?

  • 1 Mar 2016
  • Context for employer engagement

In this blog, conference chair Anthony Mann explains the ambition of the conference and encourages scholars and researchers to join international discussions and offer a paper. The call for papers …

Book Review: Our Kids by Robert Putnam

  • 15 Feb 2016
  • Attainment outcomes for young people
  • Context for employer engagement

Book Review: Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis by Robert D. Putnam, New York: Simon & Schuster By Rachael McKeown Robert Putnam is a world renowned social scientist, famously …

Why does employer engagement make a difference to young people?

  • 11 Feb 2016
  • Attainment outcomes for young people
  • Context for employer engagement

By Anthony Mann, Director of Policy and Research, Education and Employers Taskforce, and Steven Jones, Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester, in Engineering UK 2016. It is now more than fifty …

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