A recent SKOPE Issues Paper has received substantial coverage in an article UK economy shows shift to low-skilled jobs, research finds, in Financial Times
SKOPE Associate James Malcomson has just publishes a paper titled ‘Relational contracts and specific training’. Please follow the link for full article published by Science Direct
DR Craig Holmes of SKOPE and University of Oxford has written a new SKOPE Issues Paper, now available from our Publications section.
SKOPE Associate Craig Holmes has written a short article for Policy Network which was published online on 27th November 2014. It is on gender and the hourglass labour market during the crisis.
The presentations from the ESRC Festival of Social Science Seminar, The Future of Higher Education, can now be found on the Events page.
Ewart Keep has been working with the Welsh Government and with Skills Development Scotland (SDS) to explore how best to take forward policy developments on improving skills utilisation in the economy and the workplace. The Welsh Government is testing out new approaches via two sectoral pilot projects (in Construction and the Creative industries). In Scotland, […]
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 […]