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Dr Maia Chankseliani, SKOPE Research Fellow will be presenting a paper, which examines how and in what contexts young people who achieved excellence in vocational occupations discovered, evaluated, and exploited opportunities to become entrepreneurial. Individual semi-structured interviews were conducted with those who represented the UK at WorldSkills competitions. The sample of 40 participants included 30 […]
Presentations from the event can be found here: J Allen – Seminar Day 11.9.15 – without notes Wilde Project 6 Training Managers 11th September DuVE 2015 Chankseliani – 11 September DuVE seminar 11 September 2015
Manufacturing skills We have considerable admiration for Sir James Dyson’s effort to confront the problem of skill shortages in British engineering, and agree that technical understanding needs augmenting with a range of management and other practical skills for our graduates to start to make real contributions to engineering firms (“Mind the gap”, April 11th). However, […]
Scott Taylor has written a piece for The Conversation discussing his SKOPE funded research on the NHS University initiative. For full article please follow the link.
In an article titled: Free Lunch: Productivity and politics, the author Martin Sandbu refers to Prof Mayhew’s work on ‘history of UK’s productivity experience under both the coalition and previous governments.
Ewart Keep is assisting the Welsh Government’s Skills, Higher Education and Lifelong Learning (SHELL) Group with the assessment of the first ever batch of regional skills plans for Wales. These plans will form the basis for a new regionalised system of planning and funding decision-making for education, skills and training investment. On 22 May Ewart […]
Dr Maia Chankseliani accepted the invitation to become a peer reviewer for research funding applications at Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation. This is the Government of Georgia agency in charge of distributing public funding for academic research. Ken Mayhew is serving as a member of The Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body (AFPRB). The AFPRB is […]
Dr Maia Chankseliani presented her paper on Escaping homelands with limited employment and tertiary education opportunities: Outbound student mobility from post-Soviet countries at the 59th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society in Washington DC, USA. On 14 April Prof Ken Mayhew was one of the invited speakers at the first Learned Society […]
Most Engineering graduates don’t go where you’d think… New SKOPE Research Paper raises serious questions about current skills policy on STEM SKOPE Fellow Dr. Matthew Dixon, an expert on IT and Engineering skills, has probed the evidence on where Engineering graduates have gone to work as the first step in their career. His analysis of […]