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 2017

In this edition we address the most contested themes in this autumn's HE, skills and careers agendas. The current issue is an apprenticeship special, which comes with fascinating insights into the new Levy and the future of apprenticeship provision.  The main theme is complemented by reserach and policy articles tackling subjects as varied as graduate employability, the ITT costumer journey, and social mobility in HE:

  • 'Delivering a quality apprenticeships system', GMT interviews Mark Dawe, CEO, Association of Employers and Learning Providers (AELP)
  • 'A new era for apprenticeships', by Stewart Segal, Director of Strategy at 3aaa Apprenticeships
  • 'Apprenticeships and equality of opportunity', by Matt Garvey, Managing Director at West Berkshire Training Consortium
  • 'Climbing the employability mountai', by Tristram Hooley, Head of Research at iCeGs
  • 'Getting over the hurdles', by Joy Williams, Research Fellow, and Emma Pollard, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Employment Studies
  • 'Educating all', by Terry Manyeh, 'Educating All' Researcher, RECLAIM
  • 'AGR: Developng Talent 2017', by Stephen Isherwood, Chief Executive, Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR)
  • 'The new normal', by Briak Hipkin, Founder, ReFRAME HE Consultancy

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Professor Kate Purcell, University of Warwick

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