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Future skills (skills provision in Scotland), IN Holyrood, (Skills and Apprenticeships, Feb 2019 supplement), pp6-9 [2019]

Presents a collection of three articles looking at skills provision in Scotland. Provides an article considering how Scotland is working to equip its labour-force with the skills required to support t...

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Have mobile devices changed working patterns in the 21st Century? A time-diary analysis of work extension in the UK, IN Work, Employment and Society, Vol 33 No 1 Feb 2019, pp3-20 [2019] External document

Looks at whether information and communication technologies (ICT) have facilitated an increase in work extension practices, and whether ICTs have strengthened links between work extension practices an...

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Plenty of jobs in the sea (aquaculture as a career for young people), IN Holyrood, (Skills and Apprenticeships, Feb 2019 supplement), pp16-17 [2019]

Looks at aquaculture as a career for young people in the Highlands and Islands. Notes the high proportion of young people working in salmon farming. Stresses that these jobs are highly-skilled and wel...

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Plugging the productivity perforation (productivity and skills), IN Holyrood, (Skills and Apprenticeships, Feb 2019 supplement), pp20-21 [2019]

Looks at the relationship between productivity and education in Scotland. Reflects on the comparatively low levels of productivity in Scotland and how this can be addressed. Suggests that there is a r...

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Public funding observatory: report 2018 [2019] External document

Reports on the public funding of 33 university systems across Europe. Outlines the long-term developments of funding to universities in Europe (from 2008 to 2017) finding that there are three overall ...

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Selective comprehensives: Great Britain – access to top performing schools for disadvantaged pupils in Scotland, Wales and England [2019] External document

Investigates how socially representative the top performing comprehensive schools in England, Scotland and Wales are and compares the results between the three countries. Looks at the proportion of ch...

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Selective comprehensives: Scotland – access to top performing schools for disadvantaged pupils in Scotland [2019] External document

Investigates how socially representative the top performing comprehensive schools in Scotland are. Determines the proportion of pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds (using free school meal (FSM) upta...

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Selective comprehensives: Wales – access to top performing schools for disadvantaged pupils in Wales [2019] External document

Considers the extent to which top comprehensives in Wales reflect the social composition of their local school catchment areas. Uses public Welsh government data, and pupil level data from the Nationa...

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Research on implications of Brexit on social care and childcare workforce in Wales (Welsh Government social research no 14/2019) [2019] Full document External document

Looks at the potential impact of the UK's departure from the EU on the Welsh social care and childcare workforce, drawing on the results of a survey of service providers. Outlines the aims of the stud...

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The contrasting characteristics and destinations of GCSE lower attainers in English core city regions [2019] External document

Examines the characteristics and destinations of GCSE lower attainers in English core city regions. Defines ‘low attainers’ as young people who did not achieve grade 4/C or above in both English and m...

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