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 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
As the National Careers Week approaches, we have asked members of the CASCAID team about their experiences and career journey as well as any recommendations and advice they can provide. Today, it’s the turn of the Finance Manager, Asmita Maisuria Tell us about your current role I am the Finance Manager and Company Accountant at … Continue reading National Careers Week- Career Pathways
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?
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
This blog is the first in a series from CASCAID staff members personal experiences with careers education. Think back to a time where your school blazer was well worn, your shoes all scuffed from kicking a football around in the playground and when your desk was full of mock exam papers. Exams were looming but so … Continue reading My Careers Journey
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
The government have announced the creation of a new role within the NHS - the Nursing Associate. It will provide a new route into becoming a fully qualified Nurse; one that hasn’t been available to many people since nursing became a graduate career in 2013. At the moment, in order to become a fully qualified … Continue reading A new pathway into nursing
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
Curriculum reform is a term which has been discussed, announced and the cause of great debate for many years now. But what exactly is curriculum reform, and how is it and will it affect young people and their studies? My intention here is to provide you with a brief overview of the facts and the … Continue reading Curriculum Reform – What do you need to know?