Primary school pupils aged 7 to 11 have recently been asked to draw their dream jobs in the classroom. The children are given a sheet of paper and are asked to draw a picture of the job they might want to do in the future. This project is known as ‘Drawing the Future’ and it aims to explore children’s career aspirations.
Author: Dale Houlden
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?
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?
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
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!
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
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?
Is your son or daughter receiving their grades with GCSE results day being just around the corner? Results day is not just a list of grades of what your child has achieved but is also a step towards the next stage of exploring the path to their career. What options are available to them, what … Continue reading A parents’ guide to GCSE results day
You have decided to go to university, chosen your course, attended a few open days, found a spacious welcoming campus with plenty of activities and a city or town that is charming and bursting with cultural and social hangouts. All very important but what about the teaching and quality of the course? A student is … Continue reading The new Teaching Excellence Framework, What does it mean for universities?
The decisions young people make from an early stage at school can have a big impact on their future career choices and happiness. Young people today have more options available for their future than ever before but there are factors that affect them. With an ever-changing workplace landscape, it is even more important for them … Continue reading A Parents’ Guide to Careers Guidance