Following the news last week for updates on A-level results and data, it struck me that there is so much information available for young people today. I felt quite overwhelmed by it all and wondered how students must be feeling about it all? And, no doubt I’ll be feeling the same this week as we … Continue reading Where do you start?
Category: Young People's Guidance
Is your son or daughter receiving their grades with GCSE results day being just around the corner? Results day is not just a list of grades of what your child has achieved but is also a step towards the next stage of exploring the path to their career. What options are available to them, what … Continue reading A parents’ guide to GCSE results day
You have decided to go to university, chosen your course, attended a few open days, found a spacious welcoming campus with plenty of activities and a city or town that is charming and bursting with cultural and social hangouts. All very important but what about the teaching and quality of the course? A student is … Continue reading The new Teaching Excellence Framework, What does it mean for universities?
Wherever you’re moving on to, we’ve got you covered in our Moving On Results Day Guide 2017. We are very happy that the new NUS President, Shakira Martin is introducing our guide this year. Shakira is a fantastic role model and a source of inspiration for all young people and she has a few words of advice … Continue reading The Moving On 2017 Results Day Guide Is Here
The decisions young people make from an early stage at school can have a big impact on their future career choices and happiness. Young people today have more options available for their future than ever before but there are factors that affect them. With an ever-changing workplace landscape, it is even more important for them … Continue reading A Parents’ Guide to Careers Guidance
The route into becoming a Solicitor has always been perceived as being strictly academic, and not largely supported by the vocational route. The traditional route is: Degree Law School Law Exams Trainee position Called to the bar However, whilst traditional subjects, such as Law are of enormous value and should be encouraged, vocational subjects, such … Continue reading The Solicitor Degree Apprenticeship
The College of Policing has just announced the details of a brand new pathway into becoming a qualified Police Officer – the Degree Apprenticeship! From 2020 there will be three routes into the Police Service, opening up this rewarding career to a section of society who previously may have been prevented by issues such as … Continue reading New Police Degree Apprenticeship – an exciting new opportunity
The construction of the new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset, is big – and I mean VERY BIG. Due to officially switch on in the middle of the next decade (if nuclear reactors switch on?), it is predicted that Hinkley Point C will provide around 7% of the country’s electricity, and the … Continue reading Hinkley C – Powering the future
The election is only two weeks away now, but what exactly are the main parties saying on the subject of education? What would a change of government mean for our education system? Not many of us have the time to trawl through each party manifesto, and so I have completed the task for you – … Continue reading Education – what are the main parties promising?
The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Education (APPG) has this week published an inquiry-based paper entitled, ‘How well do schools prepare children for their future?’ This inquiry and resultant paper has been drawn up as a response to the latest stark figures which reveal that youth unemployment currently stands at 13.1% (national average = 4.8%). This … Continue reading How well do schools prepare children for their future?