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

January 11, 2018

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

November 6, 2017

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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What works in Transition Skills (Mock interviews and CV workshops)? Our findings published in a new Careers and Enterprise Company report

October 31, 2017

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

October 9, 2017

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

October 4, 2017

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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The impact of career development activities on PISA mathematics tests: An analysis of data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

September 15, 2017

September 15, 2017

By Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel (Head of Research, Education and Employers), and Matteo Schleicher Access the findings here. 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 […]

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How to make the most of mock interviews and CV workshops: Technical report

July 27, 2017

July 27, 2017

Evidence review for the Careers and Enterprise Company report. What works?: The evidence on transition skills events (mock interviews and CV workshops).    By Jordan Rehill, Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel and Anthony Mann   This technical report, commissioned by the Careers and Enterprise Company, presents evidence that the research team at Education and Employers gathered on […]

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How to make the most of careers events with employers: Technical report

July 20, 2017

July 20, 2017

Evidence review for the Careers and Enterprise Company report. What works?: The evidence on careers events with employers.    By Jordan Rehill, Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel and Anthony Mann   This technical annex, commissioned by the Careers and Enterprise Company, presents the evidence on the operation and impact of careers events held in UK schools and […]

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Primary Futures: connecting life and learning in UK primary education

May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017

By Anthony Mann, Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel (both Education and Employers) and Steve Iredale (National Association for Head Teachers)     Read the full paper here.   In this paper the authors discuss the impact, demand and implementation of employer engagement in primary education. They assess recent literature on the subject and find that while research […]

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Research for Practice: Papers from the 2016 International Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training

May 19, 2017

May 19, 2017

By Anthony Mann and  Jordan Rehill (eds). With contributions from Sean Coughlan, Andreas Schleicher, Stella Williams, Deirdre Hughes, Sally-Anne Barnes, Beate Baldauf, Rachael McKeown, Adrian Lyons, Julie Moote, Louise Archer, Emily MacLeod, Steven Jones, Jill Collins, Glynis Dean, Tami McCrone, Susan Bamford, Angela Richardson, Paul Bocij, Christian Percy, Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel, Lynn Gambin, Terence Hogarth, […]

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