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Should you be using furlough to consider a career change?

The coronavirus pandemic has shocked the world of work: from working from home becoming the new norm, to millions of people being furloughed, to business plans having to be rethought entirely. It is no wonder then that this period has prompted many to rethink their careers and ask themselves what their next move might be.

We must protect current jobs but also lay pathways for future jobs

In the face of potentially record high youth unemployment and a bleak economic outlook, the Chancellor’s investment in skills, apprenticeships and careers advice is undoubtedly a welcome move. At Education Development Trust, we share the conviction that careers advice is vital to ensuring that young people and adults have meaningful career management skills and awareness, to support both their futures and the economy.

Leading the way - Future Teaching Scholars celebrate the future of maths and science teaching

Bridging the gap: helping parents and educators navigate a changing careers landscape

Ending today #NationalCareersWeek ran from 2 to 6 March 2020. To mark it, Laura Bell @EdDevTrust considers the importance of guidance and information for parents supporting their children through #careers decisions in an ever-changing employment landscape:

Funding the Pupil Premium: Fairness for Young People and Parents

Significant cuts to 16-19 participation funding and 16-19 financial support are in the pipeline from 2011/12 because of decisions taken by the Coalition Government in the emergency budget.

Headstart and Inspire courses underpin rises in Women going into STEM careers

EDT, the independent UK education charity that encourages young people into science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) careers, is supporting the current improvements in the numbers of women going into STEM by providing increases in available places on programmes which encourage young women to understand what STEM careers involve.

Tech Industry Strength could lead to London and the South East dominating STEM Jobs Growth

The current dominance of London and the South East in Tech Industry occupations threatens to further skew the growth of employment in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) industries in coming years, according to research by jobs market experts Emsi commissioned by education charity EDT. Regions will need to decide how best to retain local young people in STEM roles.

UK EDUCATION RESEARCH WELCOMED BY VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENT

Research on Vietnam’s high performing education system, carried out by UK based Education Development Trust, was welcomed by the Vietnamese Education Minister at the Education World Forum yesterday (21 Jan).

UK led education research helps shape thinking at African leaders' summit

At a meeting of African leaders last week (28th – 30th November), education research from UK-based Education Development Trust has ignited debate and focused minds of the future of education in the region, drawing on experience and learnings from across the world.

Tech skills dominated STE(A)M job postings in 2017

Recently released research from jobs market experts Emsi has highlighted just how dominant the technology sector is in STE(A)M job expansion.

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