Grocery industry extends unemployment initiative to schools – HR Magazine
Following our recent blog post regarding the recruitment challenges faced by the retail industry, this article poses a possible solution. HR Magazine takes up the story of how the food and grocery sector plans to extend its ‘Feeding Britain’s Future’ employability programme to schools.
Sixth form and colleges to be judged on maths and physics participation – TES
School sixth-forms and colleges will be held to account by a new maths and physics measure, ministers announced this week, which will show the proportion of boys and girls studying the subjects at A-level. The TES takes up the full story.
Cambridge University admits fewer state school students – Telegraph
The Telegraph reports how Cambridge University admissions have seen a decrease in the percentage of state school students this year, despite spending £4m on outreach activities. The article can be read here.
University of Sheffield voted top by students – BBC
The recent Times Higher Student Experience Survey, which asks more than 14,000 students to rate the quality of their lectures, staff, social life and accommodation, has placed the University of Sheffield at the top of its table. Read the full article here to find out the remainder of the top 10.