Category: Young People's Guidance

As this academic year comes to a close, are you ready for September?

As this academic year comes to a close, are you ready for September?

As schools, academies and colleges prepare for the end of term, we reflect on the great improvements and updates to Kudos during the past year - all part of our ongoing commitment to provide young people, teachers and advisers with the best services to inspire and deliver careers guidance. Along with a brand new design, … Continue reading As this academic year comes to a close, are you ready for September?

The new Police Detective graduate training programme

The new Police Detective graduate training programme

BBC News have reported that a new three-month training scheme has been developed to tackle a recruitment crisis which consists of a shortfall of 5,000 Investigators across England and Wales. This programme is aimed at graduates and will allow them to work on robbery and crime cases within three months. They will also have extensive … Continue reading The new Police Detective graduate training programme

New features added to Kudos

New features added to Kudos

As the leading producer of careers information and guidance solutions, we constantly work to deliver the most innovative tools which raise aspirations and inspire choices. The latest updates to Kudos are no exception. Released on 22nd May 2018, the Kudos updates include: Merging the best of both - the Action Plan and Career Journey Report to … Continue reading New features added to Kudos

The colleges who will be the first to teach the new T-levels have been announced

The colleges who will be the first to teach the new T-levels have been announced

The government has released a list of colleges that will be teaching T-levels to students from 2020. The selected colleges range throughout England and will give teenagers the opportunity to try something different to traditional A levels. The T-levels will include courses in education, construction, digital and childcare, where the student will also have a … Continue reading The colleges who will be the first to teach the new T-levels have been announced

Will robot teachers replace humans in the future?

Will robot teachers replace humans in the future?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing a bigger part in our lives. AI is in phones, cars, social media and helps us with our online shopping. And now it is making its way into education. What does this mean for the future of students and teachers? The TES have reported that, in a survey that was conducted … Continue reading Will robot teachers replace humans in the future?

Struggling with revision? Here are my top 10 tips!

Struggling with revision? Here are my top 10 tips!

With exam season starting soon, it is important to start revising now before your exams start. You may have had some mock exams to help prepare for the real thing, but here is some advice and tips on how to revise for upcoming exams. Start revising now – starting to revise earlier rather than later … Continue reading Struggling with revision? Here are my top 10 tips!

Social Mobility Pledge and a time for change.

Social Mobility Pledge and a time for change.

At the end of March, the Rt Hon. Justine Greening MP unveiled the Social Mobility Pledge, building a new type of partnership with businesses to improve advice, information and experiences for young people. She said, ‘Britain should be a country where you can get on in life, regardless of your background. Improving social mobility is … Continue reading Social Mobility Pledge and a time for change.

New ‘Olympic’ rating for degree courses

New ‘Olympic’ rating for degree courses

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

Parity of esteem – we need to take tips from TOWIE!

Parity of esteem – we need to take tips from TOWIE!

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!