Buy Adult Directions before 21st June 2017 & get 20% off!

Buy Adult Directions before 21st June 2017 & get 20% off!

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!

How well do schools prepare children for their future?

How well do schools prepare children for their future?

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?

There’s a drop in Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications but what has changed?

There’s a drop in Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications but what has changed?

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?

Leaders Career Management Skills (CMS) in Europe: Implementing a career management skills framework

Leaders Career Management Skills (CMS) in Europe: Implementing a career management skills framework

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

Sam’s work experience week at CASCAID

Sam’s work experience week at CASCAID

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

“It is possible for any type of school to provide very effective careers guidance.” Ofsted

“It is possible for any type of school to provide very effective careers guidance.” Ofsted

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