20 results for 'Published=16/10/2017 - 31/10/2017'

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Indicators of successful transitions: teenage attitudes and experiences related to the world of work [2017] External document

Harnesses insights from UK longitudinal studies to provide school staff with a tool to identify and prioritise pupils who need support in making career-related decisions. Uses an extensive literature ...

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The future of skills: employment in 2030 [2017] External document

Explores how employment is likely to change in the coming years and the implications this will have for skills. Uses a novel mixed-methods approach that combines expert human judgement with machine le...

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The great British break through: driving productivity growth in the UK [2017] External document

Argues that the UK’s productivity problem was not triggered by the financial crisis, only contributing to existing pressures, and that there have been longer term drivers of productivity stagnation. E...

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The impact of career development activities on PISA mathematics tests: an analysis of data from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) [2017] External document

Assesses the theory that young people who engage in career development activities, organised by schools and including exposure to the workplace, will be associated with higher test results in the PIS...

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Population ageing and rising inequality will hit younger generations hard, IN 14-19 Learning and Skills Bulletin, No 240 25 Oct 2017, p11 [2017]

Summarises the findings of a recent OECD report ‘Preventing ageing unequally'. Focuses on the trends in population ageing and the development of inequalities in education, health, employment and earni...

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Youth unemployment in Scotland (excluding those in full-time education) [2017] Full document External document

Assesses progress towards the headline target for the Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) – Scotland’s Youth Employment Strategy in December 2014, to reduce the level of youth unemployment excluding ...

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A digital world for all? Findings from a programme of digital inclusion for vulnerable young people across the UK [2017] External document

Presents the findings of a study into the #NotWithoutMe programme, an initiative launched in 2015 to develop evidence and test innovative engagement techniques to improve digital inclusion and digita...

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A review of Sistema Scotland big noise programme in Raploch, Govanhill and Torry [2017] Full document External document

Examines the impact of an orchestral music education programme in addressing social challenges in three Scottish communities. Explains the origins of the Big Noise programme operated by Sistema Scotla...

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The age of automation: artificial intelligence, robotics and the future of low-skilled work [2017] External document

Looks at the potential effects of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics on the labour market in terms of the number of jobs which might be lost and how the nature of jobs might change. Uses govern...

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Young people's experience of education and training from 15-24 years [2017] Full document External document

Reports on the findings of a study, carried out by SQW in partnership with Young Scot, into young people’s experience of the education and training system in Scotland. Outlines the main stages of the ...

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