Category: Adult Guidance

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

Why your digital footprint matters

Why your digital footprint matters

With some recent high profile cases currently circulating in the media, this blog will show you why your digital footprint matters. What is a digital footprint? A digital footprint is the trail of data that is collected when you are using the internet. This includes everything that you are involved with online. Some examples include: … Continue reading Why your digital footprint matters

Higher Level and Degree Apprenticeship Vacancies Released

Higher Level and Degree Apprenticeship Vacancies Released

The Government has published a list of higher level and degree apprenticeships vacancies, starting in 2018, on its .GOV website. The document provides us (at last) with a list of over 40 employers who will be offering these apprenticeships. It also lists the roles that need to be filled, the number of vacancies, and the … Continue reading Higher Level and Degree Apprenticeship Vacancies Released

An emerging career – The Agroecologist

An emerging career – The Agroecologist

Here at CASCAID, we always aim to provide our users with the very latest careers information. This includes providing details about new and emerging careers. Agroecology is one such emerging career. But what is it all about? Agroecology involves the study of how ecology can benefit agricultural production systems - how we grow our food. It … Continue reading An emerging career – The Agroecologist

Cyber Bullying and How We Can Stop It

Cyber Bullying and How We Can Stop It

This week is Anti-Bullying Week where the Anti-Bullying Alliance is encouraging all children, teachers and parents to take action against bullying of any kind. Cyber bullying is no different as the number of incidents of victims being attack online has increased by 37% in the last year alone. But what is cyber bullying? Cyber bullying is … Continue reading Cyber Bullying and How We Can Stop It