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Circular economy skills demand in Scottish manufacturing 2019 [2019] Full document External document

Considers the new skills and training required for a circular economy in the manufacturing industry in Scotland. Draws on a literature review, focus groups, surveys and interviews with businesses with...

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International facts and figures 2019 [2019] External document

Presents a snapshot of the international dimensions of UK higher education. Includes information on: the number of international students choosing to study in the UK; which countries the students com...

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Hopes and fears of the HE sector at Westminster Higher Education Forum [2019] Full document

Presents the key findings emerging from a seminar looking at the future of international research collaboration by the higher education sector held in London in June 2019. Explains that the Westminste...

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A 21st century skills system for Wales: challenges and opportunities [2019] External document

Explores the challenges and opportunities facing the skills system in Wales, and the ways in which the skills system is being prepared for the future. Outlines the policy context for the report, highl...

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An unequal playing field: extra-curricular activities, soft skills and social mobility [2019] Full document External document

Considers the significance of extra-curricular activities within contemporary debates around social mobility, focusing on secondary aged school children and assessing evidence on the possible impact o...

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Establishing a coordinated approach to employability at school level, IN Phoenix, No 157 Jun 2019, pp22-23 [2019]

Reports on employability policies being implemented at Nottingham Trent University to support the career development of the student body. Describes how the university carried out an employability audi...

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Forging strategic partnerships to develop future global leaders, IN Phoenix, No 157 Jun 2019, pp30-31 [2019]

Explores the employment education approach taken at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS), which focuses on developing leadership qualities among its student body. Describes how all new underg...

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Graduate outcomes (LEO): regional outcomes, 2016 to 2017 [2019] Full document External document

Examines the employment and earnings outcomes of higher education (HE) graduates according to their geographic location in the 2016-2017 tax year. Presents headline findings indicating that a large pr...

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Cities in action: workplace automation [2019] External document

Discusses the impact of automation on the workforce and how to respond to this. Argues that the UK’s most effective policy response to workplace automation will be place-based. Looks at the internatio...

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Perceptions of higher education and higher and degree apprenticeships: executive summary [2019] External document

Explores the challenges and issues faced by young people from under-represented groups in progressing into higher education (HE) and higher/degree apprenticeships, drawing on the results of focus grou...

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