Education and Employers Taskforce Research conference 2010: videos and papers

15 October 2010

Short views on the Conference and summaries of longer papers

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Prof. Louise Archer: Making jobs ‘thinkable’: engaging with the complexity of young

Making Jobs ‘Thinkable’: engaging with the complexity of young people’s career aspirations – the full report

Video: summary of Prof. Louise Archer’s research into young people’s career aspirations

Video: Making jobs thinkable – part 1

Video: Making jobs thinkable – part 2

Dr Philipp Grollmann: Recruitment and career induction as a measure of the quality in educational systems

Recruitment and career induction as a measure of the quality in educational systemsDr Philipp Grollmann of Germany’s Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB), presents an interim report on the INDUCT research project, based on work done with Marthe Geiben and Dr Georg Hanf. The full title is Recruitment, induction and development of career entrants as an indicator for the quality of educational systems?

Recruitment and induction in enterprises – An interesting subject for vocational education and training research? – interim report

INDUCT – Part 1

INDUCT – Part 2

INDUCT – Part 3

Prof. Hugh Lauder: Learning isn’t Earning: How the Global Auction for Jobs is Breaking the Promise of Education

Prof. Hugh Lauder sets the Conference in context, outlining the emerging trends in the global labour market. Hugh is Professor of Education and Political Economy, University of Bath; Head of Policy and Management Research Group, and editor of the Journal of Education and Work

How The Global Auction for Jobs is Breaking the Promise of Education – presentation

Read Hugh’s biography on the University of Bath’s website

Prof. Hugh Lauder’s keynote summary

The Global Auction for Jobs – Part 1

The Global Auction for Jobs – Part 2

The Global Auction for Jobs – Part 3

The Global Auction for Jobs – Part 4

Prof. Hugh Lauder talks about the conference

Hans van der Loo: The STEM skills pipeline in Europe, and the new EU coordinating body for business-education links

Hans is Vice President, European Union Liaison, Shell International. Over recent years, with his colleagues in the European Roundtable of Industrialists (ERT), Hans has played an influential role in strengthening the evidence base on strategic skills shortages in Europe, particularly in the STEM subjects, and the importance of business-schools links as a means of securing the human resource essential to Europe’s future prosperity. As he explains below, the work of the ERT has driven the commitment in the EU’s recently adopted Europe 2020 Strategy to provide active encouragement to member states to support closer working between schools and employers.

Hans van der Loo’s presentation

Hans van der Loo discusses the importance of education-employer links to Europe’s future prosperity

The STEM talent pipeline: Part 1

The STEM talent pipeline: Part 2

The STEM talent pipeline: Part 3

The STEM talent pipeline: Part 4

Prof. Ewart Keep: Education and Industry: Taking Two Steps Back and Reflecting

Prof. Ewart Keep, Deputy Director of the ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE), based in Oxford and Cardiff Universities, gives an overview of the links between education and industry

Education and Industry – Taking Two Steps Back and Reflecting – full report

Read Ewart’s biography

Education and Industry: Part 1

Education and Industry: Part 2

Prof. Jeremy Higham: The University of Leeds

What makes a course vocational? School-based work-related programmes in Canada – paper

Prof. Jeremy Higham talks about the nature of vocational education, and in particular his work in Canada.

Prof. Prue Huddleston: Prof. Prue Huddleston of the Centre for Education and Industry

Prof. Prue Huddleston talks about the importance of links between the worlds of work and education.

Dr Anthony Mann: Director of Research and Policy at the Education and Employers Taskforce

Dr Anthony Mann explains the aims of the Taskforce’s inaugural research conference and the value of education-employer partnerships.

Julian Stanley: Head of the Centre for Education and Industry at the University of Warwick

Julian Stanley talks about the importance of links between the worlds of work and education.

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