July 8, 2020

Occupational choice, socio-economic status and educational attainment

July 8, 2020

Occupational choice, socio-economic status and educational attainment: a study of the occupational choices and destinations of young people in the British Household Panel Survey Paul Croll (2008) Occupational choice, socio‐economic status and educational attainment: a study of the occupational choices and destinations of young people in the British Household Panel Survey, Research Papers in Education, […]

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July 8, 2020

All Party Parliamentary Group on Apprenticeships call for evidence

July 8, 2020

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Apprenticeships recently hosted a call for evidence on the subject of apprenticeships, to which Education and Employers made a submission. Our programmes such as Inspiring the Future allow schools and volunteers to play a vital role in introducing young people to the world of work and giving them a […]

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July 7, 2020

Is Science for Us?

July 7, 2020

Is Science for Us? Black Students’ and Parents’ Views of Science and Science Careers Louise Archer, Jennifer Dewitt DEPS, King’s College, London, UK Jonathan Osborne Graduate School of Education, Stanford DOI 10.1002/sce.21146 Published online 18 February 2015 in Wiley Online Library (wileyonlinelibrary.com)   Read the full paper: Is science for us?   ABSTRACT: There are […]

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July 1, 2020

Employer Engagement: Preparing Young People for the Future

July 1, 2020

Sixth International Conference on Employer Engagement: Preparing Young People for the Future – One Year to go Education and Employers and the Edge Foundation are excited to announce an event to look forward to in Summer 2021 – our Sixth International Conference on Employer Engagement. Taking place on 1st and 2nd July 2021 at Westminster […]

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June 19, 2020

Preparing Our Students for the Real World

June 19, 2020

Hans Meeder and Brett Pawlowski of the National Center for College and Career Transitions   The report considers education can be transformed to produce better results. This white paper is directed at today’s leaders of education including school superintendents, school board members, as well as school leaders in high schools, middle schools and elementary school […]

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June 19, 2020

Personal contacts, employment and social mobility in Britain

June 19, 2020

This paper contributes to debates around social mobility and social capital by exploring the links between social class background, assistance from non-parental personal contacts for finding employment, and social class destination. The literature on social mobility, social capital and social networks is reviewed, drawing a conceptual distinction between social capital and social networks. Previous research […]

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June 19, 2020

Partnerships with employers in secondary and special schools

June 19, 2020

The report examines the range of partnerships and links that secondary and special schools across Wales have with employers. It considers the range of learners’ experiences and the characteristics of effective links between schools and employers. The report also examines how senior leaders in schools are starting to consider how to plan for the cross-cutting […]

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June 19, 2020

Implementing employability skills frameworks in schools

June 19, 2020

Dr James Robson and Ashmita Randhawa SKOPE Research Centre, University of Oxford This resource provides information on best practice for implementing Employability Skills Frameworks in schools. Employability is a complex and contested concept, with multiple actors (employers, institutions, policymakers, teachers, and parents) interpreting and contributing to all the definitions. Employability Skills Frameworks are a way […]

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June 19, 2020

Professional identity transformation: supporting career and employment practitioners at a distance

June 19, 2020

Jenny Bimrose & Alan Brown The professional identity of career counselling and employment practitioners is somewhat fragile. Balancing tensions like meeting targets that exist around funding, whilst attending to the individual needs of the clients they serve, can prove challenging. Maintaining professionalism is increasingly also challenging for practitioners because they need to attend continually to […]

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