Ewart Keep has been working with the Association of Colleges (the body that represents further education and VI form colleges in England) to explore the implications of current and impending reductions in funding, both for 14-19 students, and those aged 19+. Having written a ‘think piece’ for AoC, Keep has presented it to a session […]
A paper submitted by Susan James, Chris Warhurst, Gerbrand Tholen and Johanna Commander, What we know and what we need to know about graduate skills, 27.6: 952, has been nominated for the Work, employment and society SAGE Prize for Innovation and/or Excellence 2014.
Ken Mayhew will shortly be stepping down as Director of SKOPE, on his retirement from his posts at Pembroke College and the Department of Education. He will be succeeded as Director by Ewart Keep and from 1 October SKOPE’s management team will comprise Ewart, Susan James (who will become Deputy Director) and Ken (as Emeritus […]
Dr. Maia Chankseliani presented a paper (co-authored by Dr. Susan James) at the European Conference on Educational Research The Past, Present and Future of Educational Research in Europe in Porto, Portugal. ECER Annual Conference is the largest event in the field of educational research in Europe and attracts international group of over 2000 academics, researchers, and practitioners […]
SKOPE held a final session of their latest Practitioner Research course for members of the Institute for Learning. A selection of participants in the course presented their research findings to their colleagues and SKOPE staff. Feedback indicated there remained a strong demand from those working in the FE sector to be given time and resource […]
A new Working paper by Dr Andrea Laczik is now available in the Publications page.
He is Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Professional and International programmes at the College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota. A New Zealander by birth, he graduated from Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand and then went to the USA to do his graduate work obtaining his doctorate from the University of Illinois, […]
Ken Mayhew and Ewart Keep have produced a publication, on industrial strategy and the future of skills policy, for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. The report was launched at an event in London on 25 February.
SKOPE and the Scottish Centre for Employment Research (SCER) at Strathclyde University have published a report on current debates in Scotland on work, employment, skills and training, as part of the ESRC’s Future of the UK and Scotland research programme. This programme has been established to support the debates surrounding the vote on Scottish independence […]
Skope has negotiated a contract with the Sultanate of Oman to provide advice and research to the Diwan of Royal Court Institute of Capability Development. Ken Mayhew attended the launch ceremony of the institute in Muscat at the end of March.