July 27, 2021

The Impact Of Employer Engagement With Schools

July 27, 2021

Developing the Young Workforce Glasgow  This report presents a review of the research on the impact of employer engagement with schools and pupils. The intention is to use the research to encourage more engagement and to focus action on those groups and activities where there is particular evidence of strong impact. It synthesises different research reports of […]

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June 16, 2021

What Do Schools Want from Engagement with Business? (ACER)

June 16, 2021

Australian Council for Educational Research The report by Sheldon Rothman discusses research that engaged directly with school leaders and teachers around what they want from engagement with business, including reflections on experiences to date. Executive Summary: In recent years there have been policy discussions of the potential value of businesses engaging in the school education […]

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June 2, 2020

Another look at rural-nonrural differences in students’ educational aspirations

June 2, 2020

Another look at rural-nonrural differences in students’ educational aspirations Journal of Research in Rural Education, Winter, 1993, Vol. 9, No.3, 170-178 Emil J. Haller, Cornell University Sarah J. Virkler, University of Buffalo   This 1993 journal article explored the aspirations of rural and nonrural young people in the USA. It concluded that socio economic status […]

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January 23, 2019

Envisioning the Future of Education and Jobs: Trends, Data and Drawings.

January 23, 2019

On Wednesday 23 January, the OECD and Education and Employers launched a new report in Davos during the World Economic Forum: Envisioning the Future of Education and Jobs: Trends, Data and Drawings. The report looks at the future of education and jobs and the challenges and opportunities presented by the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It concluded that […]

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January 11, 2018

Employer engagement in education: insights from international evidence for effective practice and future research

January 11, 2018

  By Anthony Mann, Jordan Rehill and Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel  Read the report here.   Education and Employers, with the kind support of the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), has published a review of the evidence on how employers can support schools to improve outcomes for pupils. Previous research by Education and Employers highlighted the importance of good quality careers education […]

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October 31, 2017

What works in Transition Skills (Mock interviews and CV workshops)? Our findings published in a new Careers and Enterprise Company report

October 31, 2017

By Jordan Rehill, Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel and Anthony Mann Download the full report here.   Research carried out by the research team at Education and Employers has been published in a new Careers and Enterprise Company report. The report presents new and existing evidence on the impact and delivery of transition skills events (CV workshops […]

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October 31, 2017

Educating our economic future: Second report from an independent advisory group on skills chaired by Professor Roy Anderson

October 31, 2017

A new report by the Education Policy Institute and Pearson In 2012, with the education system at the start of a period of significant reform across all stages, Pearson invited Sir Roy Anderson to chair an independent advisory group to investigate concerns around the lack of readiness of 18-year-old students for the world of work […]

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October 16, 2017

IGD investigates the skills gap in the food and grocery industry

October 16, 2017

By Fiona Miller Head of Employability and Skills, IGD     IGD, the education and training charity for the food and grocery industry, has launched new research that investigates the nature of the skills gap in food and grocery. This research will help to understand the underlying causes of the skills gap and what can be […]

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October 9, 2017

What works in careers events? Webinar with Dr Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel (Head of Research, Education and Employers)

October 9, 2017

Research carried out by the research team at Education and Employers has been published in a new Careers and Enterprise Company report. The report presents the evidence on the operation and impact of careers events held in UK schools and colleges. As modern school-to-work transitions have become increasingly complex, the need for adequate careers provision […]

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July 27, 2017

How to make the most of mock interviews and CV workshops: Technical report

July 27, 2017

Evidence review for the Careers and Enterprise Company report. What works?: The evidence on transition skills events (mock interviews and CV workshops).    By Jordan Rehill, Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel and Anthony Mann   This technical report, commissioned by the Careers and Enterprise Company, presents evidence that the research team at Education and Employers gathered on […]

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