April 17, 2019

What should careers education look like in Early Years and primary settings?

April 17, 2019

Will Millard, Head of Policy Advocacy at LKMco, shares his thoughts as to what careers education should look like in Early Years and primary settings. Before we began the research for LKMco’s new report on careers education, I wouldn’t have necessarily been supportive of the idea of young children taking part in a careers education […]

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February 22, 2019

The Future of Work – A new report by CASCAID supported by Education and Employers

February 22, 2019

Supported by Education and Employers, CASCAID have launched their latest report The Future of Work, which explores the impact of technology on young people’s expectations of work and careers education. The report reflects on how generational differences have shaped the workplace and people’s attitudes towards work. The authors also examine how the fourth industrial revolution […]

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January 24, 2019

How do we prepare young people for a future world of work that we struggle to predict?

January 24, 2019

Studies show that the future of the UK labour market will be increasingly competitive and subject to emerging technological and environmental changes. Katy Hampshire (Director of Operations and Programmes) and Chris Percy (Careers research adviser) from Education and Employers presented to the British Council’s Policy Dialogue at the Education World Forum why employer engagement in education […]

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September 19, 2018

Machines predicted to create 58 million more jobs than they displace by 2022 according to the World Economic Forum

September 19, 2018

Their ‘Future of Jobs’ report, published on the 17th September 2018, predicts massive workforce changes in both workforce composition and skills demand as businesses expand the use of automation and artificial intelligence in their daily operations. It suggests that by 2022 133 million new jobs will emerge as businesses develop a new division of labour […]

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July 18, 2018

Show and tell: Employers and career guidance

July 18, 2018

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” this is precisely the questions that the OECD asked to half a million 15-year olds in PISA 2015. A new OECD research paper looks at the results and found that most 15-year-olds already have career plans: only around 15% of them have not decided what […]

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June 13, 2018

Our 5th International Conference at a glance

June 13, 2018

With just under a month to go before the 5th International Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training, here at Education and Employers we are focused on preparing for the event of the year. We’ve curated a packed schedule over the two days with speakers from around the world defining and debating how employer engagement […]

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April 19, 2018

Supporting 14-19 Transitions to Education and Work – April 18 2018

April 19, 2018

In the third of a new collaborative seminar series, Education and Employers and the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) invited colleagues to discuss how schools, colleges, training providers and policy makers can support young people in their transitions in to further education and work. This half-day event set out to provide participants with the opportunity […]

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