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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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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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 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 4, 2017

Indicators of successful transitions: Teenage attitudes and experiences related to the world of work

October 4, 2017

By Anthony Mann, Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel and Jordan Rehill   Read the full report.   Overview This study aims to harness insights from UK longitudinal studies to help careers professionals and other school teaching staff identify and prioritise pupils who require greater levels of careers provision as they approach key decision making points. Comprised of a questionnaire and […]

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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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August 2, 2016

‘Trend analysis: Gender in STEM education’

August 2, 2016

By Cocky Booy, Noortje Jansen, Gertje Joukes and Esther van Schaik The Netherlands: VHTO (National Expert Organisation on Girls / Women and Science / Technology). Read the report here. This National Expert Organisation on Girls / Women and Science / Technology (VHTO) has gathered evidence on the participation of girls with STEM in the Netherlands. […]

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May 23, 2016

‘Does the work-study combination among youth improve the transition path?’

May 23, 2016

by Bjorn Nillson International Labor Office, Work4Youth. 2015. The report is available here. While a considerable worldwide literature base exists debating both the positive and negative outcomes for young people participating in part time employment whilst in school, the majority of the literature fails to consider trends within developing countries. This study addresses this gap by […]

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May 17, 2016

‘Career education that works: an economic analysis using the British Cohort Study’

May 17, 2016

By Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel (Senior Researcher, Education and Employers) & Christian Percy (An Independent Academic and Econometrician) In Journal of Education and Work, 2016. Access the article here. Read a PDF of the article here: Career education that works an economic analysis using the British Cohort Study.compressed In this article, the authors examine the relationship between career talks that British […]

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