January 11, 2018

Review of international evidence on employer engagement in education published

January 11, 2018

The research team at Education and Employers has published a review of the evidence on how employers can support schools to improve outcomes for pupils. The report, commissioned by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) follows the publication of the Government’s Careers Strategy in December of last year, which announced funds to explore new approaches to employer […]

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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 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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September 15, 2017

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

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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July 27, 2017

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

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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July 21, 2017

‘Rural High School Youth’s Access to and Use of School-to-Work Programs’

July 21, 2017

By Bryan C. Hutchins and Patrick Akos  Read the full article here. Teenagers from rural communities face numerous barriers that may limit career exposure (geographic isolation, limited access to businesses and industries that employ highly skilled workers). School-to-work programs are one tool used to increase exposure and facilitate connections between school and work. Using a […]

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December 2, 2016

The impact of career development activities on student attitudes towards school utility: an analysis of data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)

December 2, 2016

By Dr Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel (Senior Researcher, Education and Employers), Dr Anthony Mann (Director of Policy and Research, Education and Employers) and Matteo Schleicher   This study seeks to analyse whether greater teenage engagement in school-mediated career development activities, which include elements of direct exposure to the working world can be associated with more positive attitudes towards […]

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August 4, 2016

International Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training 2016

August 4, 2016

View the full picture library from the conference here. July 21 and 22 2016 saw the coming together of key thinkers from around the globe for the International Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training. The conference, jointly hosted by Education and Employers and the Edge Foundation, aimed to present accessible research to be […]

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June 20, 2016

‘ASPIRES 2 Project Spotlight: Year 11 Students’ Views of Careers Education and Work Experience’

June 20, 2016

By Louise Archer and Julie Moote Department of Education and Professional Studies, King’s College London. Download the report here. The ASPIRES 2 project draws on data collected from 13,421 Year 11 students (aged 15-16) collected from 296 state secondary schools and 44 independent secondary schools. The survey explored the young people’s opinions and experiences of […]

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