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A summary of news articles on graduate/student recruitment and development. 

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Education
07 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Students taking vocational qualifications have fewer opportunities, study suggests »
A new report from the Education Policy Institute (EPI), commissioned by the Health Foundation, has found that young people...
29 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
League tables should consider pupils' backgrounds, study suggests »
Pupils' backgrounds should be taken into account when compiling data for secondary school league tables, the research by B...
08 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DfE launch new T Level campaign »
The government has announced the launch of the NexT Level campaign to raise public awareness of the new high-quality, tech...
02 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCFE and City & Guilds to deliver the second wave of T-levels »
Two awarding bodies to develop seven T-level qualifications being introduced in 2021 are NCFE and City & Guilds, the I...
30 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Education secretary announces £120m in extra funding for further education colleges »
Plans for vast expansion of technical education are expected to be announced by the education secretary at the Conservativ...
04 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Parents think apprenticeshps provide better job opportunities than going to uni, survey says »
According to survey commissioned by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), 59% of parents agree that apprenticeships pr...
29 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Education and Training Foundation launches new FE guide »
The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has developed a new guide on the Further Education system in England. The...
15 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
General public is still fixated on universities »
According to AllAboutSchoolLeavers’ research, most school staff know significantly more about university track compared to...
17 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
International graduates want to maintain their UK connection, survey shows »
International graduates feel their education has given them an edge in the job market, International Graduate Outcomes sur...
11 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Record numbers of young people in England have applied to university »
39.5 per cent of all 18-year-olds in England have applied for a place at university, data from Ucas reveal.  The...
11 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eleven colleges to benefit from a share of £9m to upgrade facilities »
Eleven colleges will share £8.65 million to help build new classrooms and refurbish buildings in readiness for the introdu...
04 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wide variation exposed in graduate outcomes »
New data shows a significant difference in average earnings and employability by course and institution 1, 3 and 5 years a...
19 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
75 per cent of Trainees move on to work or further study »
The skills minister "thrilled" to see how traineeships are "supporting young people to start their apprenticeship journey,...
18 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
£3.75 million boost for the first T-level providers »
According to The National Foundation for Educational Research, 49 out of 50 T-level providers were planning to recruit bet...
30 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Augar review: key recommendations for HE »
The independent panel, led by Philip Augar, has published its findings and recommendations for the Government’s revie...
30 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISE responds to Post-18 Education and Funding recommendations »
ISE responds to the recommendations for the Government’s review of Post-18 Education and Funding in England.  Step...
20 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government launches employer support package »
A new package of support to help employers to provide “the heart” of the new post-16 technical qualifications. T...
24 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The importance of leadership in FE »
A recent review by the Behavioural Insights Team for the Government suggests that in high performing colleges princip...
24 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reintroduce work experience, says FSB »
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) wants employment placements brought back for students aged 14 to 16. The coa...
10 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Outcome of the IoT competition »
The Department for Education is creating a network of new Institutes of Technology (IoTs) across the country through...
02 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PhD grads complain there are too few academic jobs »
The vast majority of PhDs want to stay in academia, but the reality is only a small number of those eventually secure...
27 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The education secretary wants universities fined for awarding too many top degrees »
Education secretary Damian Hinds said there had been a big leap in the two top awards – to 78 per cent of degrees, up...
31 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ucas Data: several universities rely heavily on unconditional offers »
According to new Ucas data, a small group of institutions rely heavily on unconditional offers which offer a place be...
28 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New national strategy to support young teachers »
The Department for Education’s strategy published on Monday (28 January) will offer more early career support, opportuniti...
15 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
More students starting degrees in January to get a head start in the job market »
Some students are opting for January starts so that they can finish their courses at a different time to the rest the...
10 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Teacher bursaries are failing to keep top graduates »
According to Labour analysis of Department for Education data, trainee teachers awarded the highest bursary of £25,000 and...
21 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The University sector needs to raise awareness of student estrangement »
Lily-Rose Sharry, a second-year student at Cambridge University, advising her university on how to better support est...
29 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is an employer business levy for graduates fairer? »
The Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) published today "Fairer Funding: The case for a graduate levy" (Policy Note 1...
19 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two year degrees to cut university fees »
Plans to roll out two-year degrees, also known as accelerated degrees, are being considered.  Two-year degrees all...
10 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BBC withdraws from T levels »
ISE member, the BBC, has withdrawn plans to offer work placements for students taking T levels.  In an email seen...
19 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Driverless cars: graduate skills shortage »
Research reveals that enrolments onto driverless car degree courses and apprenticeships is growing by just 2% and 3.9% res...
12 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
One in four graduates working in school leaver jobs »
Commenting on a new study from the OECD, the Guardian today reported that a quarter of graduates in England and Northern I...
10 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ofs seeks higher education providers and employers for pilot »
The Office for Students (OfS) is looking for a diverse range of higher education providers from across the UK to take pa...
06 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UUK post-study work visa proposal welcomed by minister »
Speaking at the recent Universities UK conference, UK Universities minister Sam Gyimah, indicated his support of the...
30 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Queen's Belfast gets £500k to improve gender equality in STEM »
Queen's University Belfast plans to use the money to conduct research into the attitudes of academics who work in science,...

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