May 31, 2019

Lessons in Tracking – A discussion with Professor Chris Warhurst

May 31, 2019

Jordan Rehill (Research Analyst, Education and Employers) As Director of the Institute of Employment Research at the University of Warwick, Professor Chris Warhurst has published a number of studies and papers exploring labour market trends and issues. In relation to Tracktion, Chris has extensive experience designing, planning and implementing graduate tracking protocols in Higher Education […]

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May 1, 2019

Social mobility stagnates according to Social Mobility Commission – Is there more that can be done in primary schools to change this?

May 1, 2019

By Jordan Rehill (Research Analyst, Education and Employers) In their sixth State of the Nation report, the Social Mobility Commission says that social mobility has stagnated over the last four years and explores some of the reasons for this. Gaps between the poorest students and their peers are, according to the authors, prevalent at all […]

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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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March 25, 2019

Youth employment figures unpacked: Skills and social capital in a transforming labour market

March 25, 2019

Jordan Rehill (Research Analyst, Education and Employers) The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) published earlier this month provide a stark reminder of the challenge that young people face when looking for stable and secure employment. While overall NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training) figures for 18-24-year olds have declined in […]

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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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