Project updates

This section will keep you in touch with the continuing activities of the Effective Education for Employment project. We will make sure you are kept up to date with who our team is talking to and what we have learned from them. Perhaps we should be talking with you, in which case, Get involved.

 

3 New EEE European Interview Series released  - Aug 9, 2011

The Effective Education for employment team has released three series of reports of interviews held with prominent figures from education, business and policy in Netherlands, Poland and Spain.

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Experts Begin to Identify Nonacademic Skills Key to Success in College and Care  - Jan 20, 2011

Sarah D. Sparks reports in Education Week that recent research shows an average of two out of five US traditional college students and more than half of non-traditional ones will take at least one remedial class, and higher education administrators...

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EEE's Jim Playfoot Attends UNESCO-APEID Conference  - Dec 2, 2010

There is an intense debate arising regarding 21st Century skills. Should education develop human resources or human beings? What do we actually mean by 'skills'? Can empathy, for instance, be considered a skill? Should education or industry be the...

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EEE - A European Perspective Project in Progress  - Jul 13, 2010

In 2009, Edexcel commissioned White Loop to prepare an independent research report entitled Effective Education for Employment (EEE). The report delved in to critical issues facing governments across the world today; and assessed how well the...

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EEE New Delhi, India Interview Series published!  - Jan 18, 2010

India is, by any reasonable measure, changing at an astonishing rate, creating enormous challenges for its education system. In July 2009 the Effective Education for Employment team interviewed prominent education thought leaders and innovators in...

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"Education must be a public / private partnership"  - Oct 5, 2009

Dr John Vong from Sacombank gives us a radical vision for the future of education. John has strong views on changing teaching methods, how best to prepare students for the world of work and establishing educaitonal links with employers. To read the...

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EEE research gains momentum in India  - Jun 29, 2009

Following the success of the first round table in Mumbai last year, the EEE project returned to India to run a workshop in New Delhi at the end of July. This workshop focused on building a vision for the future of education for employment in India...

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