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 […]
Craig Holmes was one of the speakers at an event arranged by the Resoultion Foundation ‘Looking through the hourglass: Hollowing out of the UK jobs market pre- and post-crisis’ held on 23rd March. For more information on the event and a video follow the link
James Malcomsons’ paper on Relational contracts and specific training is now available from the Research in Economics journal website
Prof. Keep was speaking to PhD students taking part in a unique programme aiming to provide new knowledge and insight into key Scottish skills issues. The doctoral research programme was established in 2013 in a partnership between SDS and the Scottish Graduate School of Social Sciences (SGSSS) which hosts the Economic and Social Research Council […]
SKOPE has just published its newest working paper by our Associate Cathy Stasz on Governing Education and Training Systems in the UK: Some Lessons from the United States.