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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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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August 8, 2016

Careers education: International literature review

August 8, 2016

By Dr Deirdre Hughes OBE (Principal Research Fellow, University of Warwick), Dr Anthony Mann, (Head of Policy and Research, Education and Employers), Dr Sally-Anne Barnes, (Senior Research Fellow, Warwick Institute for Employment Research), Beate Baldauf, (Senior Research Fellow Warwick Institute for Employment Research) and Rachael McKeown, (Research Assistant at the Education and Employers) Education Endowment Foundation. 2016. Download the […]

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August 4, 2016

International Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training 2016

August 4, 2016

View the full picture library from the conference here. July 21 and 22 2016 saw the coming together of key thinkers from around the globe for the International Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training. The conference, jointly hosted by Education and Employers and the Edge Foundation, aimed to present accessible research to be […]

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June 20, 2016

What 13,000 Year 11 students think about careers education and work experience

June 20, 2016

By Louise Archer (Professor of Sociology of Education, King’s College London) Professor Louise Archer discusses the findings from a report based on 13,421 Year 11 students regarding their opinions and experiences of careers education and work experience. What did the report find? 63% of students had received any form of careers education 57% of students […]

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June 20, 2016

‘ASPIRES 2 Project Spotlight: Year 11 Students’ Views of Careers Education and Work Experience’

June 20, 2016

By Louise Archer and Julie Moote Department of Education and Professional Studies, King’s College London. Download the report here. The ASPIRES 2 project draws on data collected from 13,421 Year 11 students (aged 15-16) collected from 296 state secondary schools and 44 independent secondary schools. The survey explored the young people’s opinions and experiences of […]

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June 15, 2016

‘I don’t know where to find the careers adviser… He has disappeared’

June 15, 2016

‘‘I don’t know where to find the careers adviser… He has disappeared’: The impact of changes to careers advice on 14-16 year olds in University Technical Colleges and schools’ By Acquah, D.K., Limmer, H. & Malpass, D. In Research Papers in Education. 2016. Find the article here. This research aims to explore the variation that […]

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