October 25, 2017

Can computers perform workplace tasks better than people?

October 25, 2017

By Andreas Schleicher (Director for Education and Skills, OECD)     Digitalization is connecting people, cities, countries and continents, bringing together a majority of the world’s population in ways that vastly increase our individual and collective potential. Yet the same forces have also made the world more volatile, more complex and more uncertain. The rolling […]

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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 13, 2017

Inspire2Learn Leadership Conference 2017

October 13, 2017

Education and Employers were delighted to present at the annual Inspire2Learn Leadership Conference 2017. The event saw primary and secondary leaders from Redcar, Cleveland the wider Tees Valley come together to discuss new ideas in broadening the aspirations of young people and improving education and employment outcomes for young people as they come proceed through […]

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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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October 4, 2017

The second of new collaborative seminar series between Education and Employers and UCL Institute of Education (IOE) – October 3rd 2017

October 4, 2017

In the second of a new collaborative seminar series, Education and Employers and the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) invited colleagues to discuss two recent papers that provide insights into careers education policy and practice and its relation to employer engagement in education.   The seminar began with Christian Percy (Senior Advisor at Education and […]

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June 15, 2017

Early stages in building hybrid activity between school and work: The case of PénArt

June 15, 2017

By Sylvie Barma Professeure titulaire/Full professor, Université Laval (Quebec, Canada) Since 2002, the International Labour Organization has viewed partnership between the education world and the world of work as one of the basic principles that should guide the education and training policies of all countries. UNESCO (2002) stressed that educational institutions have a vital role […]

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June 14, 2017

Career education and guidance that works: The first of a new seminar series between Education and Employers and the CDI

June 14, 2017

This one-day event, the first of a new collaborative series with the Career Development Institute (CDI), explored recent research on the evidence and impact of careers education and guidance in order to help promote the benefits of CIAEG.   After a welcome from Jan Ellis (Chief Executive, CDI) and Nick Chambers (CEO, Education and Employers) […]

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May 31, 2017

Education and Employers study on the impact of employer engagement on student attitudes towards school using PISA data published in Australian Career Education journal

May 31, 2017

As governments around the world seek to tackle stubbornly high levels of youth unemployment, new attention has been focused on the relationship between education and employment. Both researchers and policy-makers have looked afresh at the capacity of employers to engage in education and training to improve young people’s preparation for the adult working world. New […]

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May 12, 2017

Our presentation at the Careers and Enterprise Company ‘Joining the Dots’ conference

May 12, 2017

  In their second annual ‘Joining the Dots’ conference, the Careers and Enterprise Company hosted 800 attendees across ten sessions throughout the day. Delegates attended sessions on everything from raising aspirations in schools and effective employer engagement to inclusive encounters for all young people and mentoring. A series of interactive sessions on how delegates could […]

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May 9, 2017

First of new collaborative seminar series between Education and Employers and UCL Institute of Education (IOE) – May 4th 2017

May 9, 2017

  In the first of a new collaborative seminar series, Education and Employers and the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) invited colleagues to discuss two recent papers that provide insights into careers education policy and practice and its relation to employer engagement in education. To stay in touch with future seminars, follow us on Twitter […]

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