Education and Employers Taskforce Research Conference 2011: papers and presentations

15 October 2010

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Speakers, presentations and papers

Keynote speaker: Professor Robert Schwartz, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Pathways to prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century conference – conference paper

Keynote speaker:  Dr Jan Eric Sundgren, Senior Vice-President, Public and Environmental Affairs, Volvo Group

Private-public sector collaboration in education – presentation

Dave Bevan, Education and Employers Taskforce

The importance of experience of the world of work in admissions to Russell Group universities:

Professor Stephen Brammer, Warwick Business School and Dr David Eddy Spicer & Prof. Chris James, University of Bath

The Chair of the school governing body: An analysis of aspects of the person, the responsibility and the role in relation to the school and its governance – presentation

Prof. Alan Brown and Dr Deirdre Hughes, Warwick Institute for Employment Research (IER)

The role of learning in developing career adaptability at work: Evidence from the UK and Norway:

Louis Coiffait, Pearson Centre for Policy and Learning

Enterprise and entrepreneurship education: Key findings so far – presentation

James Dawkins, Education and Employers Taskforce

Looking back, moving on: The views of young Britons (aged 19 – 24) on their teenage experiences of school-mediated employer engagement and correlations with subsequent labour market outcomes – presentation

Jill Collins, Glynis Dean and Mary Guy, The Royal Airforce and Sheffield Hallam University

Ensuring the future workforce: A Royal Air Force perspective – conference paper

Dr Abigail Diamond and James Kewin, CFE (Research and Consulting Ltd)

Higher education transforming workforce development? Key findings from the evaluation of the ‘Higher education transforming workforce development programme:

Gill Frigerio, Careers Studies Unit, University of Warwick

Social mobility and unpaid work experience in higher education:

Dr Tricia Le Gallais, Birmingham City University

What a person can be they should be: An exploration of one school’s efforts to widen their students’ horizons through their work experience programme:

Anne Marie Graham, University Council of Modern Languages and Professor Pamela Moores, Aston University

The labour market for graduates with language skills – measuring the gap between supply and demand – paper

Craig Holmes and Professor Ken Mayhew, SKOPE, University of Oxford:

Room at the top – and the bottom, too: the winners and losers in the “hourglass” labour market – presentation

Prof. Prue Huddleston and Dr Andrea Laczik, Centre for Education and Industry, University of Warwick

The new diploma qualification: A question of identity? – presentation

Prof. Prue Huddleston, University of Warwick and Dr Anthony Mann, Education and Employers Taskforce

Perhaps you are a barrister and can help a current wykehamist discover something about chamber life? Employer engagement in high performing independent schools – presentation

Dr Keith Kintrea and Dr Ralf St.Clair, College of Social Sciences, Glasgow University

Knowing their place: How location makes a difference in young people’s aspirations – presentation

Professor Yaojun Li and Professor Fiona Devine, Manchester University

Origin, education and destination: An analysis of social mobility in Britain (1991 – 2005) – presentation

Richard Marsh, National Apprenticeship Service

Apprenticeship quality and growth in England – An international perspective: Why aren’t we as good as the Germans?:

Emma Charlotte Norris, Royal Society of Arts

Not enough capital? Exploring education and employment progression in further education – conference paper

Dr Richard Pettinger, University College London

Employer engagement: A strategic human resource management perspective:

Kate Shoesmith and Joe Shamash, City & Guilds Centre for Skills Development

Work experience: What’s in it for employers? – presentation

Julian Stanley, Centre for Education and Industry, Warwick University and Dr Anthony Mann, Education and Employers Taskforce

What difference does it make? Building a theoretical understanding of what employer interventions do – presentation

Dr James Stone III, National Research Centre for Career & Technical Education, University of Louisville, USA

College and career ready: A conceptual framework for increasing engagement, achievement and transition

Dr Sulieman Sulieman, UNESCO (The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)

Entrepreneurship education and youth employability in the Arab region: Partnership between public and private sectors

Prof. Alison Taylor, Department of Educational Policy Studies, University of Alberta, Canada:

High School Apprenticeships in Canada: Exploring Social Mobility


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