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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. …