Category: Adult Guidance

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

Two year degrees with lower tuition fees

Two year degrees with lower tuition fees

Students will soon be offered a two-year degree with a tuition fee of 20% less than a three-year degree. BBC News have recently reported that there will be an accelerated degree for undergraduate courses with a decreased fee of 20%. It was proposed earlier this year – but it has been moved forward to help … Continue reading Two year degrees with lower tuition fees

The Careers Strategy – Our Response

The Careers Strategy – Our Response

Earlier this week we attended the CDI conference where the Minister launched the long awaited careers strategy. Whilst CASCAID welcomes the paper and sees it as a positive step towards building a better careers system for individuals, we feel that it does not quite go far enough to ensure consistent provision for all. Focused around … Continue reading The Careers Strategy – Our Response

Everything You Need To Know About Degree Teacher Apprenticeships

Everything You Need To Know About Degree Teacher Apprenticeships

This exciting new route into teaching will give graduates a chance to become a qualified Teacher and be paid to work in a school! The entry requirements will be the same as current graduate Teacher routes so they will need to complete a skills test and have a degree. There could be a possibility of … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Degree Teacher Apprenticeships

T-levels – The Consultation Process

T-levels – The Consultation Process

The government has today launched the public consultation process for the new T-level qualifications. The consultation has been delayed for a considerable amount of time, but it has finally arrived. The consultation takes the form of an online survey and has 45 questions. It will close on 8th February 2018 - and so we have 10 … Continue reading T-levels – The Consultation Process

Extra Funding for T-Levels Announced

Extra Funding for T-Levels Announced

In yesterday’s November Budget, the Chancellor Philip Hammond announced that the government will invest an extra £20 million to help colleges to prepare for the introduction of the new vocational T-levels. This comes on top of the £50 million that was announced in July, which will be available from April next year (2018) to help … Continue reading Extra Funding for T-Levels Announced