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‘Closing the gap’ between education and employment, by Anthony Mann

Edu and Skills blogThis latest blog from Anthony Mann focuses on the European dimension of the link between education and employability.  It identifies employer engagement in education as a key issues in tackling the skills gap.

Government priority objectives across European countries include:

  • Tackling skills shortage/skills mismatch
  • Improving youth skills relevant to dynamic labour market demand
  • Harnessing community resources to improve attainment
  • Putting coherent pathways in place for young people moving through educational and training provision
  • Addressing inequalities in outcomes, promoting social mobility and challenging gender stereotyping.

For more information on this include OECD reports see visit the Education & Skills Today blog.

Also relevant in this context is Mann’s report key_issues_in_employer_engagement_in_education_anthony_mann‘ which specifically relates to the Scottish context. .

NNM – Teaching and Learning approaches from around the world

Small - Module 21Join the team at Education Scotland on Thursday 28th April at 4pm for Module 21 – Teaching and Learning approaches from around the world.

The aims of this session are to:
•Offer an overview of the different methodologies used to teach numeracy and mathematics in high achieving OECD countries.
•Compare the differences in approach to introducing key concepts in these comparator countries. •Explore how some of the effective methodologies may be incorporated into the Scottish curriculum.

The session is suitable for practitioners of pupils aged 3-18.

Register now to take part in the live event – NNM – Teaching and Learning approaches from around the world.

If you unable to join us for the live event you can always catch up with the recording at another time – Glow TV’s Watch Again.