News Archive

Look here for older news stories that are still relevant to archaeology training.

April 2015

Skills Passport wins 2015 Training Award 
The Archaeology Training Award 2015 was won by the BAJR Archaeology Skills Passport. The Award was presented to David Connolly of British Archaeology Jobs and Resources at the 2015 CIfA Conference in Cardiff.

The Skills Passport is designed to help people at the start of their archaeological career,  and links to the National Occupational Standards for archaeology. It can be used by graduates, but also by those wishing to enter archaeology by other routes.

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December 2014

What to expect if you study archaeology at university
The revised Subject Benchmark Statement for Archaeology has been published. The document defines what can be expected of a graduate in terms of what they might know, do and understand at the end of their course. Published by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, following a consultation in 2014.

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November 2014

English Heritage are running a 5-day Field School in Archaeological Landscape Surveying in April 2015. See the EH Website for further details.

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