Cyber security is very much in the news – whether it be our own personal information and online safety, or the very integrity of governments and democratic elections, it seems we all need to be aware of the dangers facing us within the cyber realm. After all, if an organisation as wealthy and powerful as … Continue reading Cyber Security – in safe hands?
Did you know that the data generated by students when using online careers resources is invaluable when deciding what careers events to put on and it can also help quantify the impact that your resources are having upon your students? It’s no good having your students looking at information on a career that doesn’t exist anymore, … Continue reading Ensuring value for money, time and effort
Developed with a range of clients in mind, Adult Directions, the UK’s best online career guidance tool is perfect for: Impartial careers guidance Training & employment decisions Skills gap analysis Vocational rehabilitation Redundancy & return to work support Why use Adult Directions? Identified new opportunities based on individual clients Provides realistic and transparent results to … Continue reading Buy Adult Directions before 21st June 2017 & get 20% off!
The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Education (APPG) has this week published an inquiry-based paper entitled, ‘How well do schools prepare children for their future?’ This inquiry and resultant paper has been drawn up as a response to the latest stark figures which reveal that youth unemployment currently stands at 13.1% (national average = 4.8%). This … Continue reading How well do schools prepare children for their future?
Recent statistics from the Department of Education suggests that ‘the proportion of 19-year-olds with level 2 and 3 qualifications has dropped for the first time in more than a decade after seeing a steady percentage of young people achieving GCSE & A Level qualification. The article further explained that the percentage of 19-year-olds achieving a … Continue reading There’s a drop in Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications but what has changed?
iCeGS at the University of Derby, together with CASCAID are working with a number of European partners to develop and implement a career management skills framework. The LEarning And Decision making Resources (LEADER) project has been established to support practitioners in partner countries (which include; Italy, Greece, Romania, Turkey and Spain) to use the CMS … Continue reading Leaders Career Management Skills (CMS) in Europe: Implementing a career management skills framework
Are you or your students a budding young writer? Have you or your students got a good understanding of language, have a rich imagination and excellent attention to detail? There are lots of opportunities to write for a living, one of the routes that can be taken is to become a fiction or non-fiction author. … Continue reading Career of the week – Author
Experiences gained early in a young person’s exposure to work are incredibly important in shaping their future skills and thus, CASCAID being a careers hub, are always happy to offer work placements to students. Sam, aged 15 recently completed a week of work experience at CASCAID and was assigned with various tasks which offered him … Continue reading Sam’s work experience week at CASCAID
Careers Adviser, Jill Valentine highlights why she chose Kudos through the labyrinth of career options that exist out there. Decisions, decisions decision there are so many to be made between the ages of 13-19. If you support or work with teenagers or have one yourself, you will know what I am talking about. If you’re … Continue reading Why I chose KUDOS
Following the release of Ofsted’s thematic review of careers guidance, ‘Going in the right direction?’, the media, guidance professionals and educational representative bodies have been heavily critical of school’s ability to provide their students with access to the right guidance to help them plan their future. What hasn’t been championed as highly is the fact … Continue reading “It is possible for any type of school to provide very effective careers guidance.” Ofsted