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
Category: Young People's Guidance
For our final blog of the series for National Careers Week, we look back at a post from over a couple of years ago which still feels partly relevant today… ‘Out and about last weekend I couldn’t help but listen in to the conversation that a group of young people were having as they stood … Continue reading Parity of esteem – we need to take tips from TOWIE!
Experiences gained early in a young person’s exposure to work are incredibly important in shaping their future skills and thus, CASCAID being a careers hub, are always happy to offer work placements to students. So for day five of National Careers Week, we reflect on last year’s work experiencers and how their time with CASCAID … Continue reading Work experience at CASCAID
For the fifth in our series of blogs for National Careers Week 2018, we look at our ‘Careers Toolkit’ and how it can help career leaders, new and experienced, with their careers programme and activities in the school or college… Do you know what you are supposed to do as the CEIAG leader? Whilst your … Continue reading The 2017 Careers Toolkit: for new and experienced career leaders
Continuing our series of blogs for National Careers Week, today we look at how support from parents can really help young people find the right path for them and prepare them for their future – future readiness... The decisions young people make from an early stage at school can have a big impact on their … Continue reading A Parents’ Guide to Careers Guidance
According to the Chinese 12-year animal zodiac cycle, 2018 is the year of the Dog. Dog years are believed to be the most unlucky for people born in previous years of the Dog. Not for our ‘Paws’ though… he’s a friendly dog! Developed by our Danish partners, Paws in Jobland was adapted for the UK … Continue reading Happy Chinese New Year!
A private school, which Prince Charles himself attended, is offering a GCSE boot camp for teenagers who are struggling to revise and are becoming stressed about upcoming exams. This week-long boot camp offered by the private school is hoping to attract students and help prepare them for their exams. This is through a combination of … Continue reading The Gordonstoun GCSE boot camp for teenagers struggling with revision
The TES have recently reported that artificial intelligence will take over from humans in the marking of student’s exam papers – but how much do we actually trust a computer to mark a student’s work? At a recent conference, it was decided that, by 2025, all entries for students will be marked by artificial intelligence … Continue reading Is artificial intelligence the future for student’s results?
A report has been published entitled ‘Drawing the Future’ – and it does exactly what it says on the tin! The report is the culmination of the research carried out by the collaboration between the charity Education and Employers, TES, UCL – Institute of Education, the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT). And the Organisation … Continue reading Drawing for the future
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