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Are the squeezed middle too squeezed?Bajorek, Z | Jun 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
Zofia Bajorek's slides from IES HR workshop 'Line managers and their role in employee wellbeing' , 20 June 2019, London
Final ReportDorsett R, Gray H, Speckesser S, Stokes L | Jun 2019 | Department for Education
Based on the analysis of national administrative data, this report estimates the effect of participating in a Traineeship on the three intended outcomes of progress into an apprenticeship, further learning or employment.
Williams J | Jun 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
This infographic summarises the findings from research conducted by IES into careers provision in colleges. This shows the impact of good college careers provision and lessons for colleges to take forward in order to meet the Gatsby benchmarks.
Stories of impact from NHS organisationsEdwards M, Carter A, Hey L, Arnill Graham K | Jun 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
This report explores four case studies of successful health coaching adoption, adaptation and embedding, and explores the impact they report has resulted from health coaching.
Better Conversations Test and Learn Pilot at Berkeley ValeCarter A, Hey L | Jun 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
The focus of the ‘test and learn’ training pilot exercise at Berkeley Vale was to generate learning about ‘how’ health coaching is introduced in support of an Integrated Care System (ICS) to integrate working practices and create an ICS culture.
Evaluating the potential impact of online career development support on productivity in SMEsLucy D, Hey L, Hirsh W | May 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
The purpose of the Productivity in Professional Services (PiPS) project was to explore the potential possibilities and benefits of introducing an online career development programme within SMEs in the professional services sector.
Strategic Human Resource Management: Back to the future with people management?Guest D, Seehra I, Brown D, Clarke N, Black C | May 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
Slides from IES HR Directors' Retreat: 'Strategic Human Resource Management: Back to the future with people management?', 24 May 2019, Brighton.
Research ReportE Pollard, C Huxley, A Martin, H Takala, M Green, J Griggs, N Ilic, E Cooper, H Piggott | May 2019 | Department for Education
This new research gathers further feedback from a range of Muslim students, graduates and potential students to understand their attitudes to finance, decisions about HE and role of student finance in these, and their views on and potential demand for Alternative Student Finance (ASF).
Impact of the student finance system on participation, experience and outcomes of disadvantaged young people
Literature reviewPollard E, Huxley C, Martin A, Takala H, Byford M | May 2019 | Department for Education
This report describes the findings from the Rapid Evidence Assessment (REA) literature review undertaken for the Department for Education (DfE). The report also sets out the aims of the literature review, the search and sift processes adopted, maps the literature identified, and provides an assessment of the adequacy and coverage of the research evidence.
Research reportNewton B, Williams J, Francis R, Gloster R, Buzzeo J, Byford M, Spiegelhalter K, Esmond, B | May 2019 | Department for Education
The aim of this research project was to provide independent external, process evaluation of the Industry Placements Pilot Programme. Industry placements will be an integral part of the new T Level programmes which will help learners taking classroom based qualifications gain demonstrable technical and vocational expertise.