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28 May 2015
Stefan Speckesser has written a blog for the Centre for Vocational Education Research, comparing how UK youth unemployment compares with the rest of Europe, and the reasons behind his findings.
27 May 2015
24 Mar 2015
Nick Boles MP, Minister of State for Skills & Equalities, recently launched the Centre for Vocational Education Research (CVER), funded by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
23 Mar 2015
Becci Newton and Jonathon Buzzeo have recently authored an article, Overcoming poverty and increasing young people's participation, in the journal Criminal Matters.
Summary and video of Kari Hadjivassiliou's appearance at the Transforming US Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century conference18 Mar 2015
In October 2014, the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and Kansas City and the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University hosted a national conference titled Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century. Kari Hadjivassiliou, IES Principal Research Fellow, took part in a panel discussion and was also interviewed for her thoughts on the current state of European policies to target youth unemployment. A panel summary report and video of the interview are now available online.
17 Mar 2015
Skills Jersey has published Management and Leadership Development: Business Benefits for Jersey, following a major research project in which IES was commissioned to measure the Island’s management and leadership development (MLD) practices across all sectors of the local economy.
13 Mar 2015
Last week was National Apprenticeship Week, and saw Institute for Employment Studies research into Apprenticeship Trailblazers published by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).