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Catherine Whitaker, CEO & Head of Learning at EtonX, discusses the teaching of "soft skills" in order to prepare students for the workplace…
As the pension age is set to rise to 67 by 2028, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) says the population of the UK is getting both larger and older. As well as finding that the nation’s population reached its highest ever total at 65.6 million in 2016, the ONS also acknowledged that 18 per cent of those living across the UK were 65+. What’s more, 2.4 per cent were 85+. But will an ageing workforce prove beneficial or a hindrance to the nation’s education sector?
Craig Cobb, Future Talent Manager from Computacenter, discusses breaking the skills gap cycle when it comes to STEM industries and what the company is doing to help…
The skills gap represents an existential threat to the future economy and despite having been widely discussed, little has been done to address the issue. In turn, this has led many to assume it has an insignificant impact on businesses and the wider workforce, but this couldn’t be further from the truth.
UWC Red Cross Nordic is one of UWC’s 17 schools and colleges on four continents, with a mission to “make education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and sustainability.” Here, UWC Red Cross Nordic (RCN) student Hari Tamang, 21, recounts his recent expedition to the Arctic as part of a think-tank of 100 individuals tasked with discussing technology, sustainability and ethics in the Earth’s northernmost region.
School sports have come a long way from the days of dodging wooden rounders bats and running around a soggy sports field. Although the traditional British sports are still popular, more and more sports coaches and PE teachers are looking further afield when considering their long-term plans.
Mark Stewart, Director at Sheards Wealth Management comments on how retirees can look at ways to plan and manage their finances.
Whether you are planning to stop work in one go, or ease into retirement gradually it is important to plan and manage your finances to enable you to do this successfully.
Almost 100 former pupils returned to Stockport Grammar School for a Remembrance Day service to commemorate the brave men and women who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
The group of Old Stopfordians were joined by current Fifth and Sixth Form pupils; Hazel Grove MP, William Wragg; Cheadle MP, Mary Robinson and Stockport Deputy Mayor, Cllr Wendy Meikle on Friday, November 9 for the service.
Nick Russell, director of Thomasons civil and structural engineering consultancy, discusses the need to inspire the next generation of young engineers and how engineering must be better understood to close the skills gap…
Schools across the UK are dealing with a mental health epidemic, with both primary and secondary school leaders reporting a rise in stress, anxiety and panic attacks in their pupils as well as depression, self-harm and eating disorders. Here, Dr Margot Sunderland, Director of The Centre for Child Mental Health and Trauma Informed Schools UK discusses what schools can do to spot and avert mental health issues.
James Lyne, Head of R&D at SANS Institute, writes about the complexity of cyber security and the government's Cyber Discovery programme…
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