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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May 25, 2016

How to make the most of employer engagement: six tips for school and college staff

May 25, 2016

By Anthony Mann Over recent years, UK and international research has made a consistent and compelling case that the quantity and quality of employer engagement experienced by young people while in school or college makes a significant difference to how well they do in the world of work in their twenties.  Education and Employers Research works […]

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May 20, 2016

‘”Not a university type”: focus group study of social class, ethnic, and sex differences in school pupils’ perceptions about medical school’

May 20, 2016

By Trisha Greenhalgh, Kieran Seyan and Petra Boynton In British Medical Journal. 2004. Article is available here. The authors seek to highlight the views of 14-16 year olds to understand why young people from particular socioeconomic backgrounds are more, or less, likely to apply to study medicine at university. Six schools in London contributed to the […]

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March 1, 2016

Why conference about Employer Engagement in Education?

March 1, 2016

In this blog, conference chair Anthony Mann explains the ambition of the conference and encourages scholars and researchers to join international discussions and offer a paper. The call for papers for the London Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training is open until 31 March. Submit a paper. This summer will see an unprecedented […]

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