Category: General

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!

2018 is the Year of Engineering

2018 is the Year of Engineering

Today the government announced the start of a year-long campaign, aimed at inspiring young people (7-16) to join the world of engineering – The Year of Engineering. Throughout 2018 the campaign will showcase the huge variety of roles within the engineering industry, as well as identifying the skills and innovative creativity required in the modern … Continue reading 2018 is the Year of Engineering

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?

Questions! Questions! Questions! We all have them.

Questions! Questions! Questions! We all have them.

Last year, a colleague put me onto a great website about sheds after reading about how ‘she-sheds’ are going to be the next home-decorating craze. The site was vibrant, informative and enjoyable to view – what they didn’t know about sheds wasn’t worth knowing! What has this got to do with careers guidance and education, … Continue reading Questions! Questions! Questions! We all have them.

Charity begins at… CASCAID

Charity begins at… CASCAID

In November, we very proudly announced Xello (formerly Career Cruising) and CASCAID have formally joined forces to strengthen their collective impact on future readiness. ‘Combining the two companies is a natural evolution of our long-standing partnership,’ said Xello CEO MattMcQuillen, ‘our organisations are mission-focused technology companies committed to improving people’s lives.’ CASCAID CEO Jim Burton … Continue reading Charity begins at… CASCAID

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!