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Independent review highlights a 'positive link' between accredited courses and graduate employability

Independent review highlights a 'positive link' between accredited courses and graduate employability

Published: 15/06/2016

An independent review of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) degrees and the employability of STEM graduates finds that accreditation of degrees ‘is widely believed to be that which has the greatest positive influence upon employment outcomes’. …

STEM graduates have high employment rates according to BIS report

STEM graduates have high employment rates according to BIS report

Published: 15/06/2016

A report on Graduate Labour Market Statistics 2015 revealed that graduates of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects had greater high skilled employment rates than both LEM (Law, Economics, Management) and OSSAH (Other Social Sciences, Arts, Humanities) graduates, across both working age and young populations. …

Call for evidence on teachers

Call for evidence on teachers

Published: 15/06/2016

In May 2016 the Home Secretary wrote to the chair of the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) and commissioned it to examine whether there is a shortage of teachers or teachers in specific subjects which it would be sensible to fill through non-European Economic Area (EEA) migration. The MAC has issued a call for evidence in relation to this commission. …

A technical consultation seeks views on TEF Year Two proposals

A technical consultation seeks views on TEF Year Two proposals

Published: 15/06/2016

A technical consultation published by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) in May is seeking views on its detailed proposals for the operation of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in Year Two. …

Royal Academy of Engineering states action on diversity and inclusion is imperative

Royal Academy of Engineering states action on diversity and inclusion is imperative

Published: 09/06/2016

According to a report by the Royal Academy of Engineering, the scale of the UK skills shortage in engineering, coupled with a current engineering workforce that is 92% male and 94% white, creates a need for action to improve diversity and inclusion within the profession at all levels. …

Independent review highlights a 'positive link' between accredited courses and graduate employability

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Independent review highlights a 'positive link' between accredited courses and graduate employability

Published: 24/05/2016

An independent review of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) degrees and the employability of STEM graduates finds that accreditation of degrees ‘is widely believed to be that which has the greatest positive influence upon employment outcomes’. …

Independent review highlights a 'positive link' between accredited courses and graduate employability

Independent review highlights a 'positive link' between accredited courses and graduate employability

Published: 24/05/2016

An independent review of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) degrees and the employability of STEM graduates finds that accreditation of degrees ‘is widely believed to be that which has the greatest positive influence upon employment outcomes’. …

2016 WISE Awards

2016 WISE Awards

Published: 18/05/2016

The annual WISE Awards recognise and celebrate the inspirational individuals and organisations that support the promotion of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to girls and women. …

Conversion courses

Conversion courses

Published: 01/12/2015

As part of ‘Our Plan for Growth: Science and Innovation’ the Government confirmed £1.3 million funding for HEFCE to work with engineering professional and regulatory bodies to develop and pilot engineering conversion courses for non-STEM graduates. …