IER secured Bronze Athena SWAN Award
IER has been awarded a Bronze Athena SWAN Award in recognition of its efforts to promote equality, representation, progression and success for everyone working within the Institute.
Professor Clare Lyonette, along with Catherine Vassallo, IER’s Administrator, led the Athena SWAN submission with support from the Self-Assessment Team (SAT). Clare and Catherine are delighted with the award which is a testament to the incredible hard work and effort by all involved. Read more here.
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research projects underway at IER
IER literature reviews, commissioned as part of the Augar Review, published
The Department for Education just published three IER literature reviews commissioned as part of the Review of Post-18 Education and Funding.
They cover: (a) choices students make between different post-18 education routes; (b) graduate choices in post-education jobs and careers; and (c) the wider (non-market) benefits of post-18 education for individuals and society. Read more here and a press release for (a) here.
New report on cooperatives and social enterprises
Based on new research it highlights how the management practices of these organisations help sustain employment levels and deliver goods jobs in the face of structural and cyclical economic changes. Read more here.