Struggling with revision? Here are my top 10 tips!

Struggling with revision? Here are my top 10 tips!

With exam season starting soon, it is important to start revising now before your exams start. You may have had some mock exams to help prepare for the real thing, but here is some advice and tips on how to revise for upcoming exams. Start revising now – starting to revise earlier rather than later … Continue reading Struggling with revision? Here are my top 10 tips!

Social Mobility Pledge and a time for change.

Social Mobility Pledge and a time for change.

At the end of March, the Rt Hon. Justine Greening MP unveiled the Social Mobility Pledge, building a new type of partnership with businesses to improve advice, information and experiences for young people. She said, ‘Britain should be a country where you can get on in life, regardless of your background. Improving social mobility is … Continue reading Social Mobility Pledge and a time for change.

New features and updates to Kudos AD and CASCAID Manager

New features and updates to Kudos AD and CASCAID Manager

Users are at the heart of everything we do. We invest in product experience involving people every step of the way. This ensures that our products achieve our mission of helping young people and adults to understand more about themselves, their options and to develop goals and plans aimed at creating a successful future. Our … Continue reading New features and updates to Kudos AD and CASCAID Manager

New ‘Olympic’ rating for degree courses

New ‘Olympic’ rating for degree courses

It has been reported by the BBC News that degree courses offered by universities and college providers will be awarded an ‘Olympic’ rating of gold, silver and bronze. The degree courses will be given this rank based on three different factors. This will be a big undertaking for the government, as it is planned that … Continue reading New ‘Olympic’ rating for degree courses

Parity of esteem – we need to take tips from TOWIE!

Parity of esteem – we need to take tips from TOWIE!

For our final blog of the series for National Careers Week, we look back at a post from over a couple of years ago which still feels partly relevant today… ‘Out and about last weekend I couldn’t help but listen in to the conversation that a group of young people were having as they stood … Continue reading Parity of esteem – we need to take tips from TOWIE!

The 2017 Careers Toolkit: for new and experienced career leaders

The 2017 Careers Toolkit: for new and experienced career leaders

For the fifth in our series of blogs for National Careers Week 2018, we look at our ‘Careers Toolkit’ and how it can help career leaders, new and experienced, with their careers programme and activities in the school or college… Do you know what you are supposed to do as the CEIAG leader? Whilst your … Continue reading The 2017 Careers Toolkit: for new and experienced career leaders

New statutory guidance from the Department for Education

New statutory guidance from the Department for Education

Here is today’s blog of the series for National Careers Week 2018. Just in case you missed it, we look back at our post from the end of January all about the Department for Education’s long-awaited statutory guidance for governing bodies, school leaders and staff… This statutory guidance replaces the version issued in March 2015 … Continue reading New statutory guidance from the Department for Education

A Parents’ Guide to Careers Guidance

A Parents’ Guide to Careers Guidance

Continuing our series of blogs for National Careers Week, today we look at how support from parents can really help young people find the right path for them and prepare them for their future – future readiness... The decisions young people make from an early stage at school can have a big impact on their … Continue reading A Parents’ Guide to Careers Guidance

How CASCAID Products Meet and Exceed the Eight Benchmarks in the Gatsby Report

How CASCAID Products Meet and Exceed the Eight Benchmarks in the Gatsby Report

 ‘If young people know more about the range of careers open to people with the right qualifications, they will have a clearer idea of the routes to better jobs’ Page 12 of the ‘Good Career Guidance’ Report by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation. It’s National Careers Week (NCW) 2018! For the second in our series of … Continue reading How CASCAID Products Meet and Exceed the Eight Benchmarks in the Gatsby Report