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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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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March 15, 2012

Employer Engagement – A Strategic Human Resource Management (HRM) Perspective

March 15, 2012

This seminar provided a synthesis of knowledge and experience to date in the fields of employer engagement with young people. Abstract:  Using a strategic HRM perspective, this discussion looked at the strengths and shortcomings of practice at present and over the recent past, and proposed ways in which engagement can and ought to become institutionalised among all […]

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July 22, 2011

How and Why Employers are Engaged to Support Student Learning and Progression in High-Performing Independent Schools

July 22, 2011

This seminar focused on the role of employer engagement in independent schools. Abstract: The seminar addressed three questions: 1) to what extent do high-performing independent schools engage with employers to support pupil learning?, 2) why do they do it? and 3) how do they go about it? It drew upon data generated from a range of sources: […]

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March 23, 2011

Education and Industry – An Overview and Critique of Current Thinking

March 23, 2011

This seminar reflected on three decades of education and industry interaction. Abstract: The aim of this seminar was to explore topics that sometimes get shunted to one side. With youth unemployment high and rising, public money scarce and about to become scarcer, educational institutions under severe pressure, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES, 2009) […]

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November 21, 2010

Efforts to Increase Students’ Interest in Pursuing Mathematics, Science and Technology Studies and Careers: National Measures taken by 16 of European Schoolnet’s Member Countries

November 21, 2010

A report by Caroline Kearney, commissioned by European Schoolnet (EUN) The report offers a comparative analysis of 16 European Schoolnet (EUN) member countries (Italy, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Turkey, Spain, Norway, France, Portugal, Finland, Estonia, Denmark, the Czech Republic, Israel, Sweden, Ireland and the Slovak Republic), based on voluntary questionnaire responses regarding measures to increase students’ […]

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November 21, 2010

Evaluation of the Young Apprenticeships Programme: Outcomes for Cohort Three

November 21, 2010

A report by Golden, S., O’Donnell, L. and Benton, T, commissioned by the Young People’s Learning Agency This report assesses the outcomes of the Young Apprenticeships (YA) programme for pupils in the third cohort who participated in the programme between September 2006 and July 2008. The programme aimed to provide Key Stage 4 pupils with […]

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October 21, 2010

What Is To Be Gained Through Partnership?

October 21, 2010

This Taskforce report published on 15 October 2010 pulls together robust UK and international evidence on employer engagement. What is to be gained through partnership? provides high quality evidence about the benefits of education and employer engagement to young people, schools and employers, including recent research: from the US demonstrating 11% higher wages eight years after […]

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October 21, 2010

The Point of Partnership: The Case for Employer Engagement in Education

October 21, 2010

The paper highlights research in four areas – staff development, staff engagement, recruitment, and corporate reputation – and concludes with a case study demonstrating how volunteering can be beneficial for business. Findings show that there are significant benefits for employers and employees across the four research areas from engaging with education and young people. Owing […]

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October 15, 2010

First Education and Employers Taskforce Research Conference 2010

October 15, 2010

The point of partnership: understanding employer engagement in education University of Warwick, 15th October See videos and full papers See the Conference programme to download the papers and abstracts Read the liveblog from the day itself Read about our sponsors Watch Dr Anthony Mann talk about the objectives of the conference About the conference Keynote […]

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