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
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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
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!
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!
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?
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%
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!
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
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
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