November 16, 2015

Employer engagement in the school-to-work transitions of young Britons

November 16, 2015

In 2014, Routledge published the first ever research collection on the subject of employer engagement in education. Among the essays was a piece which we co-wrote:  School-mediated employer engagement and labour market outcomes for young adults: wage premia, NEET outcomes and career confidence.  It presented a full and final analysis of survey data from 2011 […]

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November 13, 2015

Employer engagement in education: A bibliography

November 13, 2015

Employer engagement in education a bibliography Nov 2015 Employer engagement in education relates to a wide range of related educational and economic approaches. In essence, it describes the process through which a young person engages with members of the economic community, under the auspices of their school or college, with the aim of influencing their […]

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March 6, 2015

Schools engaging with employers to fulfil statutory requirements in career guidance for KS3: opportunities and pitfalls

March 6, 2015

The Education Act 2011 handed over responsibility for the provision of careers guidance in England to schools. Schools are now required to provide ‘independent’ and ‘impartial’ career guidance to all pupils from year 8 upwards. In the past, careers work was the responsibility of local authority funded Careers Services, and from 2001-11, of Connexions, the […]

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October 15, 2014

Primary Guide to Employer Engagement

October 15, 2014

To accompany the launch of Primary Futures, the Education and Employers Taskforce and National Association of Head Teachers published a guide to employer engagement for primary school leaders. The guide discusses some of the most common activities that primary school teachers across the country organise with employers and employees to support learning and help primary school pupils […]

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June 17, 2014

Work-Related Learning and Employer Engagement: Findings from the National Evaluation of 14-19 Diplomas

June 17, 2014

This seminar focused on the impact of the 14-19 Diploma programme in the UK. Abstract: The 14-19 Diplomas were introduced in September 2008 as part of government reforms of the education opportunities open to 14-19 year olds. Diplomas are practically-oriented qualifications and embed employer engagement into their curricula. This seminar presented the findings of the national […]

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May 19, 2014

School-Mediated Employer Engagement and Labour Market Outcomes for Young Adults: Wage Premia, NEET Outcomes and Career Confidence

May 19, 2014

By Christian Percy and Anthony Mann In Employer Engagement in Education: Theories and Evidence (Routledge, 2014) eds. Anthony Mann, Julian Stanley and Louise Archer. This paper investigates the claim that greater experience of the world of work while studying at school, should also confer benefits in accessing and successfully participating in employment later. This logic […]

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May 19, 2014

Understanding Employer Engagement in Education: Theories and Evidence

May 19, 2014

Edited by Anthony Mann, Julian Stanley and Louise Archer (London: Routledge, 2014) The first collection of research essays on the subject of employer engagement in education, the book features 17 essays overwhelmingly drawn from papers presented at Taskforce seminars and conferences. “This important book takes the first step in field building – pulling together what […]

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January 23, 2014

Third Education and Employers Taskforce Research Conference: Exploring School-to-Work Transitions in International Perspectives

January 23, 2014

Thursday 23rd January 2014, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, London View the conference programme View the complete set of research paper abstracts View presentations, papers and videos Keynote Speeches We were pleased to welcome Professor Alison Wolf and Andreas Schleicher as our keynote speakers. Andreas Schleicher, Deputy Director for Education and Skills at the OECD […]

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January 19, 2014

Teacher and Pupil Voices on Employer Engagement

January 19, 2014

By Dr Anthony Mann (Director of Research and Policy, Education and Employers), and James Dawkins (Research Analyst, Education and Employers).   A report by Dr Anthony Mann and James Dawkins setting out insights from three focus groups and five semi-structured interviews undertaken by the Education and Employer Engagement research team between 2011 and 2012. The report captures the views […]

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January 19, 2014

Employer Engagement in Education: Literature Review

January 19, 2014

A report for CfBT Education Trust by Dr Anthony Mann, Director of Research and Policy with James Dawkins, Research Analyst at the Education and Employers Taskforce. The publication reviews wide-ranging UK and international literature exploring the impact of employer engagement in education, in its different forms, on the employment and attainment outcomes of young people.

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