Category: Young People's Guidance

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!

The 2017 Careers Toolkit: for new and experienced career leaders

The 2017 Careers Toolkit: for new and experienced career leaders

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

A Parents’ Guide to Careers Guidance

A Parents’ Guide to Careers Guidance

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

The Gordonstoun GCSE boot camp for teenagers struggling with revision

The Gordonstoun GCSE boot camp for teenagers struggling with revision

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

Is artificial intelligence the future for student’s results?

Is artificial intelligence the future for student’s results?

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?