Tag: Career Development

  • INVESTING IN CAREER GUIDANCE – INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN AGENCIES JOIN FORCES

    INVESTING IN CAREER GUIDANCE – INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN AGENCIES JOIN FORCES

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    JOINT STATEMENT OF OECD, ILO, UNESCO, THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION AND ITS AGENCIES ETF AND CEDEFOP Four international organisations, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), International Labour Organization (ILO), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and the European Commission, and two agencies (European Training Foundation (ETF) and the European Centre for…

  • NEW RESEARCH REPORT – NORTHERN IRELAND:YOUNG PEOPLE’S CAREERS, CHOICES AND FUTURE PREFERENCES

    NEW RESEARCH REPORT – NORTHERN IRELAND:YOUNG PEOPLE’S CAREERS, CHOICES AND FUTURE PREFERENCES

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    NEW RESEARCH REPORT LAUNCHED Skills Northern Ireland 2019: Education and Business Breakfast Meeting Wednesday 20th November 2019  at the Titanic Quarter Campus of Belfast Metropolitan College  Sponsored by the Edge Foundation, a major Education and Business Breakfast Meeting took place on 20/11/19 bringing  together leading educationalists, employers and policymakers from across N.Ireland to explore how best to reduce Northern…

  • INTERIM EVALUATION OF CAREER LEARNING PILOTS

    INTERIM EVALUATION OF CAREER LEARNING PILOTS

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    Today (5th September 2019) DFE published an interim evaluation of the Career Learning Pilots which were established to test innovative approaches to lifelong learning and inform the design of the National Retraining Scheme. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/cost-and-outreach-pilot-evaluation-interim-findings In England, the Cost and Outreach Pilots are running in five areas, led by the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) or Combined Authority:…

  • DMH ASSOCIATES NEWSLETTER No.2

    DMH ASSOCIATES NEWSLETTER No.2

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      In order to subscribe to receive regular copies of this please click on this link: – http://eepurl.com/glOP2f JUNE 2019 BRIEF SUMMARY OF dmh associates SELECTED ACTIVITIES INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 10th OCTOBER 2019, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND Plans are well underway to host dmh associates first International Conference in central Birmingham, England on 10 October 2019. We hope you will…

  • EDGE SAYS ‘TEACHERS LOSE FAITH IN SCHOOL CURRICULUM TO EQUIP STUDENTS WITH SKILLS FOR JOBS’

    EDGE SAYS ‘TEACHERS LOSE FAITH IN SCHOOL CURRICULUM TO EQUIP STUDENTS WITH SKILLS FOR JOBS’

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    Teachers lose faith in school curriculum to equip students with skills for jobs, says Edge report A new report by the Edge Foundation highlights today (15 April 2019) – http://www.edge.co.uk/sites/default/files/documents/skills_shortage_bulletin_4_web-1.pdf “Nearly half (47%) of teachers believe there are fewer opportunities to enable their students to develop employability skills and competencies since the introduction of the reformed GCSEs and…

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    Skills Advisory Panels: Government has announced more funding for the Skills Advisory Panels https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/skills-advisory-panels-s31-grant-determination-letter Skills Advisory Panels (SAPs) are designed to help Mayoral Combined Authorities (MCAs), the Greater London Authority (GLA) and Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) fulfil their local leadership role in the skills system. SAPs bring together employers, local authorities, universities, colleges and other training…

  • NEW REPORT FEEDING INTO NEW ZEALAND’S CAREER STRATEGY

    NEW REPORT FEEDING INTO NEW ZEALAND’S CAREER STRATEGY

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    Hidden Links, New Opportunities – New Zealand As the government agency responsible for careers, the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) is tasked with supporting all New Zealanders to raise skills and aspirations to meet the demands of work, now and in the future. Around 1.2 million people in New Zealand start a new job each year…

  • THE EMPLOYABILITY PLAN: ONE YEAR ON – JOB SUPPORT WALES

    THE EMPLOYABILITY PLAN: ONE YEAR ON – JOB SUPPORT WALES

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    Ken Skates AM, Minister for Economy and Transport in Wales had published a written statement on “The Employability Plan – One Year On”.   He referenced ‘Job Support Wales’,  the new name given to the programme formerly known as Working Wales. Job Support Wales will have three strands: (i) Youth Engagement; (ii) Youth Training and (iii)…

  • PICK UP THE PACE: THE SLOWDOWN IN EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT AND ITS WIDESPREAD EFFECTS

    PICK UP THE PACE: THE SLOWDOWN IN EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT AND ITS WIDESPREAD EFFECTS

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      The Resolution Foundation released a new report on 19th March 2019 by Kathleen Henlan. https://www.resolutionfoundation.org/app/uploads/2019/03/Pick-up-the-pace.pdf This paper uses the Brexit moment to take stock of where Britain has got to on educational attainment, and where we might be heading. It highlights that while improvements to the country’s human capital stock have been driven by…

  • DMH ASSOCIATES NEWSLETTER No.1

    DMH ASSOCIATES NEWSLETTER No.1

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      DMH Associates will now be releasing a quarterly newsletter to provide an update of our recent activities and publications. NEWSLETTER DMH 030319 In order to subscribe to receive regular copies of this please click on this link: – http://eepurl.com/glOP2f MARCH 2019 BRIEF SUMMARY dmh associates SELECTED ACTIVITIES AND INVITATION TO  INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, OCTOBER 2019 Career-Related…