Briefings

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Below is a collection of briefings from AGCAS on key sector issues. Please note that some of these resources are locked to Members only.

June 2018

Longitudinal Education Outcomes Data (LEO)

Naomi Oosman-Watts, AGCAS Director of Graduate Outcomes has provided a briefing note on Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO). The update includes a review of key topics including: What is LEO?, Statistical first release of the dataset and the IFS Report on Longitudinal Education Outcomes. She also reflects upon the dataset and future responses of the GEOD group.  

Member only

Update on the inclusion of Subjective Wellbeing questions in the Graduate Outcomes Survey

Following the HESA update on graduate outcomes on the 7 June 2018, Naomi Oosman-Watts, AGCAS Director of Graduate Outcomes has provided an update on the last minute inclusion into the survey of Section H, Subjective Wellbeing. She also summarises feedback from Heads of Service on this matter.

Member only 

 Language Matters Workshop update

Sian Furlong-Davies, Director of the Careers Service Aberystwyth University, represented AGCAS at the Language Matters workshop in Manchester on 12 June, which was the official launch date of research,  and has provided a briefing for Heads of Service.

 Member only

May 2018

Graduate Outcomes Steering Group update

Naomi Oosman-Watts, AGCAS Director of Graduate Outcomes has provided a briefing note from HESA. The update includes a review of key topics including: implementation, cognitive testing and response rates. She also reflects upon the feedback provided to HESA from GEOD as the result of member input.

Member only

The Office for Students business plan

The Office for Students (OfS) published their business plan 2018-19 on 30 April 2018. The document covers a number of strategic outcomes of interest to Members, especially in the participation and experience sections.

Member only 

QAA Quality Code consultation update

The QAA is currently conducting a series of consultation workshops throughout the UK. Euros Evans, Head of Employability University of South Wales, represented AGCAS at the workshop in Newport on 24 May, and has provided a briefing for Heads of Service.

Member only

March 2018

Briefing note: LEO data release

A briefing note and update from Naomi Oosman-Watts, AGCAS Director (Graduate Outcomes) and Chair of the Graduate Employability and Outcomes Data Group (GEOD) on the latest LEO data release.

Member only