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How can we make higher education more relevant for the 21st century?

As we rebuild our economy post-pandemic, new approaches to education will be key. Higher Education (HE) is expected to play a profound role, begging an important question: how can we ensure that HE equips young people with the knowledge, skills and aptitudes they need to thrive in the 21st century?

Rethinking Assessment - Robert Halfon MP lays out his vision for post-Covid education and assessment system

“If it’s not impossible, there must be a way to do it.” Sir Nicholas Winton On Wednesday 27th January, Robert Halfon, MP for Harlow and Chair of the Education Select Committee, outlined his vision for the future of education and assessment at an event organised by the Edge Foundation, alongside leaders from the Rethinking Assessment movement that Edge helped found.

Challenges and opportunities facing the UK labour market in 2021 – Key Messages from Edge’s Skills Shortages Bulletin

After the extraordinary upheaval of 2020, the UK’s existing chronic skills shortage has become a critical problem. With the pandemic and economic crisis ongoing, the Edge Foundation’s first Skills Shortage Bulletin of 2021 – published today (21 Jan) – is perhaps the most important to date.

FE Research Centres and Experiential Learning - Lessons in Further Education from Canada

Is it time to rethink how we measure graduate career success?

As UK Higher Education professionals know, salary is often a prominent measure of graduate career success and the perceived value of degree courses.

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