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Getting Through Hard Times

Getting Through Hard Times

28 November 2019

By writer Anat Arkin. CET hosted event points to new ways of building young people’s skills. “Teach these boys and girls nothing but Facts. Facts alone are wanted in life. Plant nothing else, and root out everything else,” Mr Gradgrind famously says in the opening of Hard Times, first published in 1854. Had the novel […]... Read more

High Returns From Employer Engagement With Schools

High Returns From Employer Engagement With Schools

7 June 2019

Employer involvement in careers education yields a big return on investment, with a new study supported by the Commercial Education Trust (CET) suggesting that even short interventions can make a real difference. The study used a randomised control trial to investigate whether attending just three career talks given by employee volunteers had an impact on […]... Read more

Why CET?

Why CET?

2 April 2019

By John Hillier. In the nearly 20 years I have been involved with CET, first as a Trustee and later as an Advisor I have often asked myself “why do I bother?” Apart from personal considerations, mainly that everyone I have worked with at CET has been congenial, expert in their field and willing to […]... Read more

Reflections on Involving Undergraduate Engineers in Business Education

Reflections on Involving Undergraduate Engineers in Business Education

2 April 2019

It’s widely accepted that engineering skills are greatly augmented by commercial and business skills. However, paradoxically, the biggest pool of engineering education, university undergraduate degrees, generally lacks any meaningful business content.... Read more

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