Listed below are links to reports by both Government and industry relating to technicians and technicians in Higher Education.



Our work supporting technicians, updated 2016

Gatsby report 2016 cover

Technicians under the microscope, 2013

Gatsby report 2013 cover


UK School Science Technician Survey, 2016

Preproom 2016 report cover

Times Higher Education:

THE University Workplace Survey, Results and Analysis, 2016

THE University Workplace Survey Results, 2016 (PDF)

Thumbnail link to THE survey results


Technician Pathways Trade Union Survey, 2015

Unionlearn report 2015 cover

Vitae Concordat Report: The Concordat to support the career progression of researchers, 2016

Vitae Concordat Report cover

CIPD Policy Report: Where next for apprenticeships? August 2016

CIPD Apprenticeship report cover



Highly Skilled Technicians in Higher education, 2004

HEFCE 2004 report cover

Diamond Report 1:

Efficiency and Effectiveness in Higher Education: A report by the Universities UK Efficiency and Moderation Task Group, 2011

Diamond Report 2 Cover

Diamond Report 2:

Efficiency, Effectiveness and Value for Money and Efficiency in Higher Education, 2015

Diamond 1 Report cover

Wakeham Report:

Financial Sustainability and Efficiency in full economic costing of research  in UK higher institutions, 2010

Wakeham Report 2010 Cover

Wakeham Report:

Wakeham Review of STEM Degree Provision and Graduate Employability, 2016

Wakeham report 2016 cover

Sainsbury Panel Report:

Report of the Independent Panel on Technical Education, April 2016

Technical education report cover (april 2016)

Government Post-16 Skills Plan, July 2016

Sainsbury Report cover

Government Technical Education Reform: assessment of equalities impacts, July 2016

Technical Education reform report cover

Independent report to HEFCE: Employer demand for intermediate technical education in higher education, September 2016

HEFCE report cover