Report shows evidence from UK and international studies on the impact of employer engagement

The What is to be gained through partnership? report pulls together robust evidence about the benefits of education and employer engagement to young people, schools and employers, including recent research:

  • Exploring the link between social mobility and employer engagement supporting the achievement, aspiration and progress of young people into further study and/ or work
  • Demonstrating that the majority of robust studies show a positive impact on pupil attainment
  • Showing how volunteering with schools is a cost effective means of developing core staff competencies for employers
  • Highlighting the significant impact made by employee representatives as school governors in the UK
  • longitudinal research from the US demonstrating 11% higher wages eight years after leaving school, earned by young people who had had experience of intense work-related learning compared to a control group

To read What is to be gained through partnership