Graduate Market Trends : The HECSU journal

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Graduate Market Trends (GMT) is HECSU's quarterly journal. It provides high quality information about contemporary debates in higher education, graduate employment and career learning.


Latest edition Spring 2015

This is an Election-special edition of GMT brimming with sector manifestos and fresh policy insights broadly concentrating on two interrelated themes: careers policy and further education policy.

  • In the GMT interview Nick Davy, HE Policy Manager for the Association of Colleges, projects his vision of FE into the new era.
  • Andrew Westwood comments on the state of the sector in the build up to the election.
  • The Sutton Trust presents the case for social mobility as the linchpin of higher education and careers policy in the next Parliament.
  • With a dynamic presentation of a universal system of IAG provision,¬†Tristram Hooley writes about careers guidance policy in 2015.
  • The Mixed Economy Group of Colleges show how autonomous colleges can go further than polytechnics in delivering higher level qualifications and helping fill the skills gap.
  • Nick Davy also provides a thinkpiece in which he sets out the Association of Colleges' position on stimulating technical and professional education.

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Professor Kate Purcell, University of Warwick

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