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September 13, 2010

Hans van der Loo confirmed as keynote speaker for the Taskforce’s inaugural research conference

September 13, 2010

Hans van der Loo, Vice President, European Union Liaison at Shell International, will join Prof. Hugh Lauder, editor of the Journal of Education and Work, as keynote speaker at the Research Conference, The Point of Partnership: Understanding Employer Engagement in Education. Tickets are still available for the Conference, which will be held at the University […]

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September 3, 2010

Supporting Construction Diploma Students award

September 3, 2010

Construction company Lovell’s people development manager, Bruce Boughton, has won an Education and Business Partnership award for the company’s work supporting school students studying for the Construction and Built Environment Diploma. Visit: http://build.co.uk/construction_news.asp?newsid=115997

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September 1, 2010

Survey shows work experience helps young people get real jobs

September 1, 2010

As fewer university places force young people into gap-year placements, a Lantra survey has revealed nearly three-quarters of animal care and welfare businesses have recruited staff directly from work experience. Lantra is the Sector Skills Council for the Environmental and Land-based Sector representing over 230,000 businesses and 1.5 million employees. Visit: http://www.cisionwire.com/lantra/work-experience-survey-shows-long-term-employment-win

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August 6, 2010

National Governors’ Association awards announced

August 6, 2010

Every two years the National Governors’ Association (NGA) runs national awards for outstanding school governance. The awards aim to celebrate good school governance and spread examples of best practice throughout the school governor community. Don’t let great work go unnoticed! NGA wants to thank good governors for their time and efforts in contributing to school […]

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July 23, 2010

Visit our Schools and Colleges campaign update

July 23, 2010

The Visit our Schools and Colleges campaign was publically launched on 13 July. Hundreds of schools, colleges and employers have now registered online and schools, colleges and employers can continue to do so until 30 September. We want young people across England to benefit from contact with employers of all sectors and sizes. SMEs have […]

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July 12, 2010

KPMG research published

July 12, 2010

New KPMG research covering primary, secondary, special schools and academies shows that the quality and amount of education and employer engagement varies considerably between schools. A total of 63% of schools say that employer engagement is very beneficial or extremely beneficial. While 75% of school leaders believe that employer engagement has a positive impact on […]

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July 5, 2010

Governors Mean Business research published

July 5, 2010

This new School Governors One-Stop Shop (SGOSS) and University of Hertfordshire research report shows the ways in which Governors are valued by head teachers and schools. These include challenging and holding the leadership to account, monitoring, evaluation and getting to know the areas of school life in need of development. For the full report visit: […]

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