This short report distils the main findings of a small-scale research project that looked at the ways in which a range of types of key stakeholders might use the new Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR) in their organisations and circumstances.
'The Higher Education Achievement Report: what might it mean for academic colleagues' was produced by staff from HEAR trial institutions in collaboration with the Centre for Recording Achievement.
This briefing addresses the following question: how will volume recruiters make use of the HEAR? Large volume recruiters are an important and prominent section of the graduate employment market.
This briefing addresses the following question: how may SMEs make use of the HEAR? Small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) cover a wide range of organisations across the economy.
How will PSRBs engage with the HEAR?
As organisations that work closely with employers, PSRBs have a keen interest in the HEAR - both as recipients of HEAR information and as potential contributors to its content.
This briefing addresses the following question: how will postgraduate admissions use the HEAR?
This briefing addresses the following question: how will third sector employers engage with the HEAR? The third, or voluntary, sector is large and diverse. Thousands of these organisations undertake work in pursuit of social goals, as opposed to profit, across the UK.
From now onwards, increasing numbers of new graduates leaving higher education will do so with a Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR). The HEAR provides a detailed record of a student's achievement during their time in higher education. This Employer's Quick Guide to the HEAR provides an at-a-glance-guide to the new document.