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5 Aug 2016
Based on a pilot survey undertaken in a UK university in November 2015, the First-Year Student Careers and Employability Survey Report was produced by the AGCAS Research Group in early 2016. The report includes students' prior experience of careers support, current views on careers and employability, future intentions of accessing career related activities and opportunities, and their confidence level in practical aspects of employability.
1 Oct 2014
This report shows how universities and employers are building diverse and innovative collaborations across the UK to create alternative pathways and opportunities for people to develop relevant and valuable higher-level skills. The report considers how effective collaboration is delivered and what the important stages are in this process.
4 Apr 2013
This Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe) briefing provides analysis of the current state of the Scottish labour market. This survey (February 2013) focuses on the reasons people are not participating in the labour market.
31 Jan 2013
This report analyses results of Cedefop's latest skill supply and demand forecasts up to 2020. The forecasts aim to provide evidence on future labour market developments to help to make informed decisions. They identify major economic and socio-demographic trends and examine their implications for labour market sectors, occupations and qualifications.
23 Oct 2012
Findings of 2011 Global Career Brainstorming Day: Trends for the Now, the New and the Next in Careers
In October 2011, more than 250 career professionals from the UK, United States and Canada met in 15 live and virtual events. Their objective was to brainstorm best practices, innovations, trends, new programmes, new processes and other observations that are currently impacting, and projected to impact, global employment, job search and career management.
15 Oct 2012
This paper argues that a graduate fast-track programme, drawing on the success of the Teach First scheme, could help to address the problems facing the children's social work profession. Frontline would help to attract the best people into one of Britain’s toughest professions, and in the long term create a movement of leaders to challenge social disadvantage.
31 May 2012
In 2009, Alan Milburn, Chair of the Panel on Fair Access, reported on what the UK's professions were doing to aid and abet social mobility in the UK. Unleashing Aspiration made 88 recommendations to professions, employers, universities, schools and government. This new report, Fair Access to Professional Careers, documents what has changed since then.
23 Mar 2012
This report, prepared by the Scottish Funding Council, summarises the potential to grow flexible entry routes to higher education in Scotland.
28 Apr 2011
This report presents two case studies that showcase the immediate need to develop employability skills at postgraduate level: the Glamorgan Business School postgraduate employability programme; and filling the research skills needs gap in the environment sector.
27 Jan 2011
This briefing note sets out the concerns of the UK Careers Sector Strategic Forum about the funding and transition arrangements for IAG for young people in England and about the responsibilities of schools.
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