Would children be better prepared for work if schools focus more on fun and engaging lessons?

Would children be better prepared for work if schools focus more on fun and engaging lessons?

When I was at school, I was often told by my parents and other relatives that your school years will be the best years of your life. I do indeed have fond memories of primary school, even the not so pleasant moments bring back a few smiles. The best part of primary school for me … Continue reading Would children be better prepared for work if schools focus more on fun and engaging lessons?

Apprenticeships – Still the poor relation?

Apprenticeships – Still the poor relation?

Apprenticeship is very much a buzz word when it comes to world of employment and career guidance. We are constantly being informed and involved in discussions about how they constitute a wonderful new pathway into the world of work, and that the routinely fed conveyor belt into university will become less crowded than we have … Continue reading Apprenticeships – Still the poor relation?

T Levels – What you need to know?

T Levels – What you need to know?

Background and Introduction T Level is the handy title the media have given to the government’s new raft of post-16 vocational qualifications – set to be developed and phased in between 2020 and 2022. The government describes its plans as the ‘biggest overhaul of post-school education in 70 years’, and it will be funded by … Continue reading T Levels – What you need to know?

If the modern economy requires scientific thinking and work placements enable informed study and career choices, how might we combine them to empower young people?

If the modern economy requires scientific thinking and work placements enable informed study and career choices, how might we combine them to empower young people?

Here at CASCAID we are committed to continuously provide careers guidance to help support young people in identifying their future, education, training and career goals. Statistics from CASCAID’s most recent careers report identifies that STEM knowledge and skills are becoming increasingly important in order to pursue that dream career. To help young people on the … Continue reading If the modern economy requires scientific thinking and work placements enable informed study and career choices, how might we combine them to empower young people?

Maximised cyber-security – we are pleased to announce our Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation

Maximised cyber-security – we are pleased to announce our Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation

Cyber-attacks have recently been in the news as data is breached of millions of customer’ at a credit monitoring company called Equifax. It can be concerning for many if a company the size of Equifax can have their cyber-security compromised. This can lead to teachers and advisers questioning the security when using websites and online … Continue reading Maximised cyber-security – we are pleased to announce our Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation

Brand new adviser feedback function in Kudos!

Brand new adviser feedback function in Kudos!

Our newest feature in the latest Kudos update allows you to take career guidance outside of classroom hours. One of the biggest challenges we hear that careers teachers and advisers face is the lack of curriculum time available to deliver career guidance. Unfortunately, we can’t add more time during the school week – but we … Continue reading Brand new adviser feedback function in Kudos!

Kudos Updates

Kudos Updates

To ensure that your students get the best careers information this academic year, we have updated and improved Kudos to help them get on track for exploring new career pathways and training. The updates include: New home page (the existing ‘home’ page will become the Profile page) Addition of icons next to ‘Search careers’ and … Continue reading Kudos Updates

A big welcome to Laura, our new apprentice!

A big welcome to Laura, our new apprentice!

Hello! My name is Laura Jeffrey and I am the newest member of the CASCAID team, working as an Apprentice Research Assistant. Even though this is my first week working at CASCAID, I have thoroughly enjoyed it. I decided to become an apprentice instead of choosing the more traditional route of going to university after completing … Continue reading A big welcome to Laura, our new apprentice!

Looking at enhancing careers support in your organisation for the new academic year?

Looking at enhancing careers support in your organisation for the new academic year?

Here at CASCAID we are committed to continuously provide careers guidance to help support young people in identifying their future, education, training and career goals. Our online resources allows young people to explore a myriad of careers based on their interests and inspirations. To support our continued mission to ensure access to high-quality career guidance … Continue reading Looking at enhancing careers support in your organisation for the new academic year?