Category: Adult Guidance

Is a 9 – 5 working day suitable for everyone?

Is a 9 – 5 working day suitable for everyone?

A YouGov survey of 4,000 people has recently found that only 6% of UK workers work the traditional hours of 9 - 5. Almost 50% of workers who took part in the survey use flexible arrangements to help them with their other commitments, such as compressed hours and job sharing, BBC News has reported. The … Continue reading Is a 9 – 5 working day suitable for everyone?

The new Police Detective graduate training programme

The new Police Detective graduate training programme

BBC News have reported that a new three-month training scheme has been developed to tackle a recruitment crisis which consists of a shortfall of 5,000 Investigators across England and Wales. This programme is aimed at graduates and will allow them to work on robbery and crime cases within three months. They will also have extensive … Continue reading The new Police Detective graduate training programme

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

Committee chair recommendations for further education and social justice

Committee chair recommendations for further education and social justice

Robert Halfon, the chair of the commons education select committee, is going to explain his vision for the future of further education and social justice this morning. What is social justice? GOV.UK has explained that social justice is how we can help people who may be disadvantaged turn their lives around. This is also about … Continue reading Committee chair recommendations for further education and social justice

An exciting new degree of the future – Flying Car Engineering!

An exciting new degree of the future – Flying Car Engineering!

If you are looking for an unusual degree to start after your A levels and love technology – then a degree in Flying Car Engineering is for you! BBC News have reported that this online ‘nanodegree’ is a degree that you will earn in around 6 – 12 months, learning all the basic programming skills … Continue reading An exciting new degree of the future – Flying Car Engineering!

T-levels are now open for business!

T-levels are now open for business!

Providers are now able to begin bidding to become the first organisations to deliver the new T-level qualifications. Today (17/1/2018) the Education and Skills Funding Agency has published guidance which invites providers to state their interest, and it also sets out the all-important criteria they will have to meet; the devil is always in the … Continue reading T-levels are now open for business!

How can you become a Humanitarian Aid Worker?

How can you become a Humanitarian Aid Worker?

Here at CASCAID, we always aim to provide our users with the very latest careers information. A career as a Humanitarian Aid Worker is one exciting career. But what is it all about? What is a Humanitarian Aid Worker? In this job, you will be helping people in areas that have been affected by war and destroyed … Continue reading How can you become a Humanitarian Aid Worker?

Teacher recruitment down by 33%

Teacher recruitment down by 33%

The TES have recently published an article about how the applicants for Teacher Training is down by a third. UCAS have released information showing that only 12,820 people applied to train as a Teacher this year. Compared with 19,330 applicants in 2016, this is a large decrease of 33%. The Department for Education also published … Continue reading Teacher recruitment down by 33%

An exciting career – Game Master!

An exciting career – Game Master!

Here at CASCAID, we always aim to provide our users with the very latest careers information. This includes providing details about exciting careers. A career as a Game Master is one exciting career. But what is it all about? Game Masters are involved in the planning of gaming events. You talk to a variety of customers and gamers … Continue reading An exciting career – Game Master!

How wealthier students are getting more university places

How wealthier students are getting more university places

The number of wealthier students receiving a place at university this year has increased; but poorer students won more places overall. Unconditional offers UCAS data has showed some interesting statistics which are given below: 40% of students were offered an unconditional offer last year 17.5% of students were offered at least one unconditional offer last … Continue reading How wealthier students are getting more university places