Exciting news! Kudos has been updated as part of our ongoing commitment to provide young people, teachers and advisers with the best services to inspire and deliver careers guidance. Kudos has a brand new design, including improved navigation and functionality to our user-friendly interface with lots more support and information to help the exploration of careers … Continue reading New updates to Kudos
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?
Are you or your students a budding young writer? Have you or your students got a good understanding of language, have a rich imagination and excellent attention to detail? There are lots of opportunities to write for a living, one of the routes that can be taken is to become a fiction or non-fiction author. … Continue reading Career of the week – Author
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
Last week, a member of the CASCAID team was speaking with one of our long-standing customers to ensure the best value is being received from our solutions and services. The customer in question subscribed to our standard Kudos package along with our 16+ module, which gives access to LMI, live apprenticeships information, post-16 courses available … Continue reading The best value for money for your careers resources
STEM careers have been in the news recently, and this is because more businesses are now asking for training in the areas where they feel skills are short and STEM are seen to be part of this. Sean Coughlan BBC’s Education Correspondent stated that, ‘Vocational skills and technical education have been longstanding weaknesses in England's … Continue reading Has there been a lack of young people training for STEM careers?
For National Careers Week, 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 IT support technician, Sam Green. Tell us about your current role My job role at CASCAID is as an IT support technician. … Continue reading National Careers Week- Career Pathways
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 Publisher, Lynette Daly Tell us about your current role I am currently the publisher at CASCAID. This means that I … Continue reading National Careers Week- Career Pathways
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