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HE Employability Digest-Dec 2016

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HE Employability Digest-Dec 2016



> LEO Data second release: ‘Overall employment and further study outcomes 5 years after graduation vary little by subject studied (2008/09 graduates)’

> The Department for Education’s new Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset focuses on the employment and earnings outcomes of those graduating with an undergraduate degree in 2008/09 from an English higher education institution (HEI).


State of the Nation report recommends new HE social mobility league table 
> This annual social mobility report reviews the deep seated social mobility problem prevalent in the UK, and presents new evidence that 'for young people, social mobility is getting worse, not better'.

> Higher Education and Research Bill 2016/2017 Progress through Parliament

> The Higher Education and Research Bill 2016/2017 has now passed to the House of Lords

The next stage is the Committee Stage in the House of Lords which is due to start on the 9 January 2017

> LEO data – open consultation

> The Department for Education is surveying higher-education-sector stakeholders’ views on the outcome measures that would be most useful for people choosing higher education courses.

> The survey results will feed into decisions on future releases of government data on graduate employment and earnings outcomes, known as the Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) data