More than three quarters (79 percent) of school and Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) leaders in England believe that the skills shortage in teaching will become more severe over the next three years, and 84 percent believe that a culture of ‘recruitment compromise’ is undermining overall performance within their schools.
Published: 4 May 2018
The Institute of Student Employers (ISE) annual Development Survey found that graduates who have undertaken an internship are more likely to have honed the skills businesses need. The report, launched at the ISE Student Development Conference, found that 63 percent of employers believed graduates who had undertaken work experience had the required soft skills, yet less than half (48 percent) thought this of graduates in general.
Published: 6 April 2018
Vodafone has announced the launch of a ground-breaking international future jobs programme “What will you be?” to provide career guidance and access to training content in the digital economy for up to 10 million young people across 18 countries. The Vodafone digital skills and jobs initiative is the largest of its kind in the world.
Published: 3 April 2018
Until very recently, many schools have been left to interpret the vague guidelines for GDPR and decide how best to implement them. This has resulted in confusion – even leaving some schools feeling that they have no option other than to enlist paid-for services, rather than negotiate the minefield themselves.
Published: 29 March 2018
According to a survey of c.1,000 students and new joiners, commissioned by KPMG, 1 in 3 (33 percent) have said they were pleasantly surprised by how much they are enjoying the experience, claiming they find the experience more rewarding than they anticipated before they started working.
Published: 14 March 2018
Electrical & Electronics Engineering grads are best placed to secure a job related to their course after graduating, while almost all Travel & Tourism grads will have to look outside of their subject for a career. The study was conducted weeks before the 15 January UCAS deadline for university applications.
Published: 16 February 2018
The Scholarship Hub, questioned 20 leading organisations*, offering scholarships, grants or bursaries to UK students, including the Royal Television Society, the Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation and the Millford Haven Port Authority, and found they often struggle to get enough suitable applicants.
Published: 10 February 2018
New official figures include loss of sight, brain damage, loss of consciousness, asphyxia, amputation and even death. The number of serious injuries suffered by education workers after violent attacks has shot up by 24 percent in the past five years, new figures obtained by the GMB show.
Published: 8 February 2018
Research into Higher Education Institution (HEI) English and maths entry requirements for HE health related vocational programmes revealed some deeper ... View Article
Published: 16 October 2017
Global report reveals less of an appetite from UK students to take on an internship, compared to their global counterparts. Comment from Michael Flanagan, Director of Estates and Facilities at University of Greenwich.
Published: 15 September 2017