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[Photo: Hilary STEEDMAN] Dr Hilary STEEDMAN
Associate - Education and Skills
Email: h.steedman@lse.ac.uk

Expertise: International comparisons of vocational training and young people's labour market transitions

Biography:

Hilary Steedman has been engaged in research on apprenticeship, vocational training and labour market transitions since the early 1980s, first at the National Institute for Economic and Social Research (NIESR) and subsequently as a Senior Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics (LSE). She has a first degree and doctorate from the University of Cambridge and a Masters in Education from the University of Manchester. She has directed a number of major research programmes using international comparisons to analyse UK policy and practice and consulted for the EC, CEDEFOP and the OECD. In 2006-7 she acted as Special Adviser to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee for their Report ‘Apprenticeship: a Key Route to Skill’. In 2010 she was commissioned by the Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network to write their Report ‘The State of Apprenticeship in 2010’.

Current Areas of Research:

International comparisons of apprenticeship Young people with low/no school qualifications

Education:

  • M.A University of Cambridge
  • M.Ed University of Manchester
  • Ph.D University of Cambridge

Selected Publications:

CEP Publications

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CEP Discussion Paper
Apprenticeship in Europe: 'Fading' or Flourishing? Hilary Steedman
December 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0710:
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JEL Classification: I21; J24


Tags: apprenticeship; dual system; school to work transition

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CentrePiece Article
Skills for All Hilary Steedman
December 2005
Paper No' CEPCP195:
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CentrePiece 10 (3) Winter 2005

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CEP Discussion Paper
Disengagement 14-16: Context and Evidence Hilary Steedman and Sheila Stoney
October 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0654:
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JEL Classification: I21


Tags: disengagement; motivation; under-achievement

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Impact on Firms of ICT Skill-Supply Strategies: An Anglo-German Comparison Jim Foreman, Hilary Steedman and Karin Wagner
June 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0575:
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CEP Occasional Paper
Finding Our Way: Vocational Education in England Hilary Steedman and M West
May 2003
Paper No' CEPOP18:
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CentrePiece Article
Are We Being Serious About Apprenticeship? Hilary Steedman
February 2002
Paper No' CEPCP123:
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CentrePiece 7 (1) Spring 2002

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CEP Discussion Paper
Benchmarking Apprenticeship: UK and Continental Europe Compared Hilary Steedman
September 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0513:
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CEP Discussion Paper
Looking into the Qualifications 'Black Box': What can International Surveys Tell Us About Basic Competence? Hilary Steedman
August 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0431:
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CEP Special Report
Apprenticeship: A Strategy For Growth Howard Gospel, Paul Ryan and Hilary Steedman
October 1998
Paper No' CEPSP11:
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CEP Discussion Paper
Basic Competence in Mathematics: Swedish and English 16 Year Olds Hilary Steedman and Alison Wolf
March 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0385:
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CentrePiece Article
Tackling the Skills Gap: Are We Qualified? Hilary Steedman
February 1998
Paper No' CEPCP042:
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CentrePiece 3 (1) Spring 1998

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CEP Discussion Paper
GCSE Grades and GNVQ Outcomes: Results of a Pilot Study P Rudd and Hilary Steedman
September 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0366:
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CEP Discussion Paper
Recent Trends in Engineering and Construction Skill Formation - UK and Germany Compared Hilary Steedman
July 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0353:
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CEP Special Report
Into The 21st Century: An Assessment Of British Skill Profiles And Prospects Andy Green and Hilary Steedman
March 1997
Paper No' CEPSP06:
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CEP Special Report
Assessment, Qualifications And Standards: UK Compared To France, Germany, Singapore And The US Olivier Bertrand, Andy Green, Ansgar Richter, Marcus Rubin, Hilary Steedman and Klaus Weber
March 1997
Paper No' CEPSP05:
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CentrePiece Article
The Skills Audit: Who's Winning the Race? Hilary Steedman
February 1997
Paper No' CEPCP020:
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CentrePiece 2 (1) Spring 1997

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CEP Discussion Paper
Measuring the Quality of Educational Outputs: A Note Hilary Steedman
July 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0302:
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CEP Occasional Paper
Lifelong Learning Richard Layard and Hilary Steedman
December 1995
Paper No' CEPOP09:
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