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Education - further and higher
Employers commonly bemoan the further and higher education system's failure to prepare young people with the skills and attributes they need to succeed in the world of work. Work experience is one of the best ways for young people further and higher education, such as university students, to prepare for the challenges that starting work will bring.
17 Feb 2021
Many organisations still recruit based on educational background based on assumptions around prestige and performance. But the data suggests a different story.
15 Feb 2021
Two university leaders are under formal investigation by the Office for Students after accusations of bullying staff.
Alice Gast, president...
4 Feb 2021
Computing, medicine and engineering subjects continue to gain popularity for students, university entry figures have revealed.
4 Dec 2020
There were serious concerns about the future of occupational health training even before the pandemic threw our education system up...
11 Nov 2020
The number of graduate jobs available have fallen this year, but a dramatic reduction in the number of work experience...
29 Oct 2020
The UK’s skills gap could be tackled by creating sector specialist ‘employer hubs’ at local colleges.
21 Oct 2020
Joanne Marshall has recently become the chair of Universities Human Resources, a body that supports people professionals across the higher...
28 Sep 2020
Academic staff on precarious contracts fear they could lose their jobs if they refuse to teach at university face to face.
4 Sep 2020
The class of 2020 is facing one of the most challenging jobs markets ever experienced, with reports suggesting graduate schemes...
1 Apr 2020
Private apprenticeship training providers are “on the brink of collapse” after failing to secure financial support from the Department for...
12 Mar 2020
Given the covid-19 coronavirus has now been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget announcement...
10 Mar 2020
Eighty-three percent of recent non-Russell Group graduates would not have been able to secure a graduate role without an internship,...
19 Feb 2020
Low-skilled workers would not get a visa under the government’s proposed points-based immigration scheme, details of which have been published...
21 Jan 2020
People in the North East of England are the most pessimistic about their futures, with less a third of people...