IES staff are very active beyond the commissioned project work they do, with national and international speaking and chairing engagements.

See any of our researchers’ individual activities on their profile pages.


  • Employers’ needs for labour market, learning and skills information

    Hirsh W, DfEE Skills Task Force Seminar, London, January 1999

  • Education Research: a way forward

    Hillage J, Excellence in Research on Schools, University of Sheffield, University of Sheffield, December 1998

  • Supporting Individual Career Development

    Hirsh W, Inaugural lecture as Visiting Professor, Kingston University Business School, December 1998

  • Employability: issues for public policy

    Hillage J, Skills Task Force Meeting, DfEE, Kingsley Thistle Hotel, London, November 1998

  • Employability in practice

    Hillage J, Do you fit the bill? Exploring Employability - Work and Learning Network Conference, University of Warwick, University of Warwick, November 1998

  • Employability: issues for further education

    Hillage J, FEFC Strategy Meeting, FEFC, London, November 1998

  • Education research: ways forward

    Hillage J, Autumn ‘98 Seminar, AEB, Regent’s College, London, November 1998

  • Mergers and Alliances: Getting the People bit Right

    Garrow V, British Airways One World Alliance Conference, November 1998

  • Chair

    Reilly P, Outsourcing, Institute of Directors, London, October 1998

  • Employability: issues for public policy

    Hillage J, DfEE National Skills Taskforce on Employability and Key Skills, Department for Education and Employment, Russell Hotel, London, October 1998