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May 19, 2010

Invitation to tender

May 19, 2010

There is a call for tenders to evaluate the effectiveness of the National Centre for Languages (CILT) language learning programme during the current funding period. This is a national programme that supports and inspires businesses and schools to work together through language learning. Tenders must be submitted by 4 June 2010. Visit Invitation for Tender […]

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May 5, 2010

Taskforce Research Conference announced

May 5, 2010

The Education and Employers Taskforce is sponsoring its first research conference to bring together leading academics and analysts from the fields of education policy and human resource management to share their work and so build the evidence base for what works in education-employer engagement. The conference will be held at the University of Warwick on […]

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May 4, 2010

‘Visit Our Schools’ campaign update

May 4, 2010

The date for the Education and Employers Taskforce Visit our Schools campaign has been confirmed as the week of 18 – 22 October 2010. To sign up for campaign bulletins or register interest in taking part please email: carol.glover@educationandemployers.org

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May 4, 2010

‘Visit Our Schools’ campaign update

May 4, 2010

The date for the Education and Employers Taskforce Visit our Schools campaign has been confirmed as the week of 18 – 22 October 2010. To sign up for campaign bulletins or register interest in taking part please email: carol.glover@educationandemployers.org

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April 28, 2010

Taskforce welcomes new European initiatives

April 28, 2010

The Taskforce welcomes two recent European level developments in education- employer engagement. European Entrepreneurship Education report unveiled The final report and evaluation of the pilot High Level Reflection Panels on Entrepreneurship Education has been published at: http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/policies/sme/promoting-entrepreneurship/education-training-entrepreneurship/reflection-panels/files/entr_education_panel_en.pdf This pilot was launched by the European Commission to facilitate the exchange of experiences between national policy makers […]

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April 15, 2010

Volunteering in education offers significant financial benefits

April 15, 2010

The Taskforce welcomes the release of the landmark report by the City of London Corporation detailing the skills and competencies developed by employees involved in corporate volunteering schemes as well as the financial value accrued by businesses running such schemes. Commissioned by the City of London Corporation and produced by Corporate Citizenship, the report – […]

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March 22, 2010

‘Visit our schools’ campaign

March 22, 2010

The Taskforce and its partners are planning a major campaign with the aim of encouraging leading CEOs from the private and public sectors, at the invitation of headteachers, to “visit our schools” during the period of a week in October. It will be a chance for decision-makers from the private and public sectors to hear […]

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February 25, 2010

Skills and Apprenticeships Conference

February 25, 2010

Capita’s National Skills and Apprenticeships Conference takes place 16 March 2010 in London. It follows the recent publication of the Skills for Growth Strategy and the introduction of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act. Speakers include Dr Anthony Mann, Director of Policy and Research, at the Education and Employers Taskforce. For further information visit […]

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February 11, 2010

CBI’s Richard Lambert on tackling youth unemployment and the role of employers

February 11, 2010

Richard Lambert, Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), and an Education and Employers Taskforce Trustee, made a speech to a Deloitte breakfast meeting entitled ‘Breaking the cycle of youth unemployment: the employer/education leadership challenges’ on 11 February 2010.  Read the richard lambert speech.

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February 1, 2010

New research demonstrates the need for better education-employer engagement

February 1, 2010

The Taskforce releases today four research papers which collectively provide significant new data on the value of partnerships between employers and schools and colleges. Three Taskforce partners have worked with the Taskforce to bring into the public domain, important survey findings on the views of young people and schools towards engagement with employers. The research […]

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