A timely boost for the vocational/technical route

A timely boost for the vocational/technical route

The status, value and importance of vocational/technical education has received a tremendous boost with the passing of an amendment to the government’s further and technical education bill. This amendment will ‘force’ schools to give FE colleges and apprenticeship providers access to their pupils, via careers guidance. Schools, including both LA-maintained and academies, will now be … Continue reading A timely boost for the vocational/technical route

CASCAID Joins Careers Champion as Prize Partner for 2017

CASCAID Joins Careers Champion as Prize Partner for 2017

CASCAID is delighted to support the national careers champion award as Careers Champion develops and continues to grow from strength to strength. Previously, November’s fourth careers champion competition saw over 50 nominations and a record of 10,000 votes casted with Grimsby Institute Careers Adviser, Jenny Emmerson who won the award. This year CASCAID will be … Continue reading CASCAID Joins Careers Champion as Prize Partner for 2017

Building our Industrial Strategy – The role of career guidance

Building our Industrial Strategy – The role of career guidance

On 23rd January the Prime Minister Theresa May revealed plans for a new, more interventionist, industrial strategy, designed to boost the post-Brexit UK economy. The plan was published in a 132 page Green Paper, ‘Building our Industrial Strategy’. Part of the plan involves an overhaul of the vocational/technical skills and education system, including measures that will … Continue reading Building our Industrial Strategy – The role of career guidance

Action Plan for British Industry ‘Developing Skills’ – an overview

Action Plan for British Industry ‘Developing Skills’ – an overview

On 23rd January Prime Minister Theresa May announced plans for a new, more interventionist, industrial strategy, designed to boost the post-Brexit UK economy. The plan was published in a 132 page Green Paper, ‘Building our Industrial Strategy’. Part of the plan involves an overhaul of the vocational/technical skills and education system. The government has identified … Continue reading Action Plan for British Industry ‘Developing Skills’ – an overview

INforEX

INforEX

Back in December, CASCAID attended the kick-off meeting in Naples for a new Erasmus+ European Project looking at implementing non-formal training for ex-offenders across Europe. The Innovative ways of including low qualified ex offender to the labour market (INforEX) project is a cooperation of a range of organisations from six nations; Cyprus, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, … Continue reading INforEX