Back in September we launched the final Careers 2020 report, an independent research programme into careers support in English schools. This report compares how careers activity in English schools has actually changed on the ground over the last two years, and offers recommendations for improvement. The report is here and a video of the event... Read on

Event summary video: Careers 2020 – a cloudy horizon

Our extensive research with educators and employers reveals ten new insights about what activities are being delivered and the impact that they have. You can also explore our published data yourself to see what you can discover. 1. In terms of how it’s delivered, enterprise and entrepreneurship education is embedded across the curriculum in a... Read on

New data published on enterprise and entrepreneurship education

I first came across Dr Simon Davey through the work he did with Magic Breakfast, a charity supported (and hosted) by Pearson. We had a geeky conversation about education evaluation, I told him about my side project Work&Teach, and he explained that his main project was something called ESIP, the Emerging Scholars Intervention Programme. Since... Read on

Education Innovation Nation blog #4 – ESIP: Helping East London girls reach their potential
Event summary video: Careers 2020 – a cloudy horizon

Back in September we launched the final Careers 2020 report, an independent research programme into careers support in English schools. This report compares how careers activiRead on

Event summary: rising tuition fees and fair access to HE

Back in July we launched the Fair Access to HE report by The Strategic Society Centre, supported by Universities UK, Pearson College and the Pearson Think Tank. Apologies for Read on

Event summary – #WeTweetEd #5 (at Bett) – how can data help improve learner outcomes?

Thanks to all those that joined us at the Bett conference (or online via live-streaming and Twitter) last month for the fifth of these networking events. They were gRead on

Event summary: rising tuition fees and fair access to HE

Back in July we launched the Fair Access to HE report by The Strategic Society Centre, supported by Universities UK, Pearson College and the Pearson Think Tank. ApolRead on

Pocket Watch – Labour picks up the Heseltine agenda

To download the PDF please click here 2014/25 Introduction Is Labour picking up the local/regional growth agenda where Lord Heseltine left off? It’s two years since Lord Heseltine’s aptly named ‘No stone Read on

Pocket Watch – FE looks to the future

To download the PDF please click here 2014/26 Introduction It’s been another busy first quarter of the year for the FE sector and the Minister’s recent ‘end of term’ letter to College Governors highlighRead on

Pocket Watch – Setting the grade for GCSEs

To download the PDF please click here 2014/23 Introduction Nipping in just before the end of the spring term, Ofqual’s consultation last week on grade standards for the new GCSEs will be eagerly read by thoseRead on

Pocket Watch – Catching up on the latest GCSE and A’ developments

To download the PDF please click here 2014/24 Introduction Following last week’s proposals on setting grading standards for the new GCSEs, both the DfE and Ofqual have been busy this week releasing the latestRead on