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IER team visits India for project launch workshop in April/May

logoClare Lyonette, Gaby Atfield and Sudipa Sarkar will visit India for the first of a series of workshops as part of the ESRC Global Challenges Research Fund project 'Inequalities and skills acquisition in young people: Identification of factors affecting successful outcomes in the DDU-GKY Indian skills programme for unemployed young people’.

The IER team will be joined by Bhaskar Chakravorty, an IER PhD student and research assistant, and Himadri Sinha, co-investigator on the project, based at Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS). During the first workshop visit, the IER team will deliver workshops to Master's students at XISS on quantitative and qualitative research methods, as well as engaging with key local stakeholders.

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Futuretrack logoFuturetrack Stage 5 survey is live

An online survey catching up with UK graduates almost ten years after their graduation to gather data on their working lives has just launched. The survey is a key part of the fieldwork for the fifth wave of the Futuretrack longitudinal study into the careers of UK graduates.

The unique Futuretrack study is run by the IER and funded by the Nuffield Foundation. Futuretrack follows a large sample of students who applied to university in 2005/2006 and aims to gather detailed insights into the kinds of jobs graduates are doing in the longer-term, how they got them, whether higher education has contributed to social mobility.

The changing nature and integration of LMI into career practice

JB posterJenny Bimrose's recent presentation on LMI for All focused on the influences of the changing nature, and integration of Labour market information (LMI) into career practice through the use of information and communications technology (ICT), on the professional identity transformation of career practitioners.

The workshop, presented at the NICEC international conference in April 2019, drew on two major research studies.

Find out more here.