November 22, 2018

Joint Dialogue: How are Schools Developing Real Employability Skills

November 22, 2018

By Dr Elnaz Kashefpakdel (Education and Employers), Olly Newton (Edge Foundation), Janet Clark (National Education Union) Core contributors: Jordan Rehill, Max Haskins (Education and Employers), Dr Andrea Laczik, Katherine Emms (Edge Foundation) and Jon Taylor (National Education Union). The report was launched in Central London on the 22nd November 2018. The event was chaired by Caroline […]

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August 24, 2018

Essays on Employer Engagement in Education

August 24, 2018

Edited by Anthony Mann, Prue Huddleston and Elnaz Kashefpakdel (Published August 2018) The book is available to purchase via Routledge, and Amazon. Education now needs to prepare students for more rapid change than ever before, to learn for jobs that have not been created, to tackle societal challenges that we can’t yet imagine, and to use technologies that have not […]

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March 1, 2018

Teenage apprenticeships: Converting awareness to recruitment

March 1, 2018

By Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel and Jordan Rehill Download the report.   Recent government figures have shown that despite the overall number of apprenticeships increasing, the number of under 19s starts have stagnated at around 20%. With the support of the Commercial Education Trust (CET), this project explores the characteristics of schools and individuals who buck the trend and […]

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January 18, 2018

Drawing the Future

January 18, 2018

Exploring the career aspirations of primary school children from around the world By Nick Chambers, Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel, Jordan Rehill and Christian Percy Download the full report                                         Only in recent years have the career aspirations which children begin to […]

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January 11, 2018

Employer engagement in education: insights from international evidence for effective practice and future research

January 11, 2018

  By Anthony Mann, Jordan Rehill and Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel  Read the report here.   Education and Employers, with the kind support of the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), has published a review of the evidence on how employers can support schools to improve outcomes for pupils. Previous research by Education and Employers highlighted the importance of good quality careers education […]

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November 6, 2017

Making the Grade: Does involvement in activities with employers impact the academic achievement of young people?

November 6, 2017

By Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel, Jordan Rehill and Anthony Mann Making the Grade   A new research summary, kindly sponsored by LifeSkills created with Barclays, presents findings from a new survey of secondary school teachers, in which they argue employer engagement and work experience are critical to achieving top grades. As governments around the world seek to tackle stubbornly […]

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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 9, 2017

What works in Careers Events? Our findings published in a new Careers and Enterprise Company report

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

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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