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Hesa considers metric to rate ‘quality’ of graduate jobs

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Graduate Outcomes survey could be used to rate the jobs graduates take

The Graduate Outcomes survey could be used to develop a metric that rates the quality of jobs that students take after finishing their degree, the Higher Education Statistics Agency has said. 

A report out on 8 June—Graduate Outcomes: A Statistical Measure of the Design and Nature of Work—looks at whether the survey could be useful as a composite measure of the “design and nature of work” that graduates do. In 2016, the government-commissioned Taylor review established the Measuring Job Quality Working Group, which called for better measures of graduate job quality. 

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