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Emma Pollard
What do we mean by inclusive teaching and learning?

9 November 2017

Emma Pollard reflects on IES research on behalf of the Higher Education Funding Council for England and how higher education providers can build inclusive learning cultures.

2017

How will ending free movement impact UK employers?
Erica Consterdine, 4 October

Now you see it, now you don't: Contrasting approaches to fairness and change in UK and Korean pay policies
Duncan Brown, 2 October

How many nurses is a university vice-chancellor worth?
Duncan Brown, 12 September

Matthew Taylor: a reflection on good work
Penny Tamkin, 16 August

Is 'good work' the ultimate workplace health intervention?
Stephen Bevan, 19 July

Public sector pay: Scrap the cap?
Duncan Brown, 5 July

Brexit and the impact on higher education: one year on

Brexit and higher education: the impact on staff and funding one year on
Joy Williams, 23 June

Brexit and higher education: the impact on students one year on
Alex Martin, 23 June

Clarity must be the order of the day for business in Brexit negotiations
Guest blog: Adam Marshall, 31 May

Silver hairs will purchase us a good opinion: reflections on teachers working longer
Annette Cox, 14 March

Women, work and caring: unspoken expectations and stifled careers
Sally Wilson, 8 March

Older women at work: doubly disadvantaged?
Rosa Marvell, 8 March

Two cheers for the PM's focus on mental health at work
Stephen Bevan, 9 January

2016

Brexit, population ageing and nursing shortages: A perfect storm?
Rachel Marangozov, 20 December

Working beyond retirement - the new prescription for good health?
Stephen Bevan, 8 December

Higher education in a post-Brexit world
Joy Williams, 28 September

How will Brexit impact UK employment legislation?
David Yeandle OBE, Guest blog, 19 September

Precarious work - a slippery concept?
Andrea Broughton, 9 September

Immigration and Brexit: Four challenges
Madeleine Sumption, Guest blog, 1 September

EU immigration: impacts and prospects for the UK labour market
Sophie Hedges, 26 August

Absolutely Favelas: Rio as a catalyst for sustainable growth
Sam Swift, 5 August

A third of nurses due to retire in the next 10 years. Who is going to plug the gap?
Rachel Marangozov, 8 July

What does Brexit mean for employment?
Jim Hillage, 29 June

Careers advice is crucial, but what can schools do?
Rosa Marvell, 20 June

Who cares for working carers?
Andrea Broughton, 9 June

Time for employers to take up the social mobility baton from HE
Emma Pollard, 15 April

More apprenticeships, but some are locked out
Jonathan Buzzeo, 16 March

The true cost of 'welfare tourism'
Rachel Marangozov, 11 February

2015

How are employers attracting the right graduates?
Wendy Hirsh, 10 December

Growing entrepreneurship: is it good for the workers?
Nigel Meager, 16 November

India and the UK: a golden opportunity?
Sam Swift, 11 November

Workplace stress: an ongoing issue
Sally Wilson, 5 November 2015

Universities and student mental health: how are universities coping with soaring demand?
Matthew Williams, 9 October

Work-life balance – a win-win situation
Andrea Broughton, 29 September

Will EU rhetoric be a match for the reality of youth unemployment?
Kari Hadjivassiliou, 12 August

Work experience key to improving skills and reducing youth unemployment
Stefan Speckesser, 15 July

The heat is on: new uptake figures say it’s time to make up our minds on the agenda for Apprenticeships
Becci Newton, 3 July

How are our graduates faring?
Emma Pollard, 26 June

Risk Management with a smile! Getting an early start on health and safety
Sally Wilson, 18 June

Directing training funds through employers: what does it mean for adult learners?
Annette Cox and Jonathan Buzzeo, 17 June

Adult Learners’ Week: What next for adult Apprentices?
Becci Newton, 15 June

May Day: pagan rites and employment rights
Andrea Broughton, 1 May

Productivity tops the next government’s to do list
Jim Hillage, 1 April

Thanks for the good news Chancellor, but what about youth unemployment?
Jim Hillage and Becci Newton, 19 March