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Video killed the radio star

This time last year, most educators would never have predicted how much time their students would spend learning via video. But in July, the Department for Education (DfE) issued guidance for all schools to have the capacity for remote learning by September. This education, the guidance said, should be “high quality and aligning as closely as …

Can STEM offer you a ‘dream career’?

FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, conducted a ‘dream career’ survey to coincide with the launch of Ace the Interview, a collection of courses designed to help people prepare for those ‘dream job’ interviews.

Upskilling the international graduate talent market for a post-pandemic future

Earlier this month, the UK government released further details on its new points-based immigration system, part of which hopes to provide international students the opportunity to live and work in the UK for a further two to three years after they graduate, writes Justin Cooke, chief content and partnerships officer at FutureLearn.

Zoology tops dream careers list

The most respondents to a recent dream career survey chose Zoology (22%) as their top dream career, closely followed by Architecture (21%) and Engineering (20%), with non-STEM focused careers, Professional Food Testing (17%) and Teaching (15%) coming fourth and fifth.

How can I boost my CV if I can’t get work experience?

Finding a job during or after university is about to get a whole lot harder. Employers hit by Covid-19 are cancelling work experience or cutting back on graduate recruitment, leaving thousands of students to chase a shrinking number of opportunities.