How wealthier students are getting more university places

How wealthier students are getting more university places

The number of wealthier students receiving a place at university this year has increased; but poorer students won more places overall. Unconditional offers UCAS data has showed some interesting statistics which are given below: 40% of students were offered an unconditional offer last year 17.5% of students were offered at least one unconditional offer last … Continue reading How wealthier students are getting more university places

Support for bright children from poor backgrounds

Support for bright children from poor backgrounds

Justine Greening has announced a £23 million fund to support children from poorer backgrounds who have a special talent. This is part of a relaunched strategy where the aim is to give talented children from poorer backgrounds a chance to thrive in their education. Ideas on how to challenge this problem will begin soon and … Continue reading Support for bright children from poor backgrounds

The release of virtual qualifications

The release of virtual qualifications

Pearson have recently launched an online qualification in Spanish in response to the current shortage of modern foreign language teachers. Schools week have recently reported that from September 2018, students will have access to everything they need to complete their qualification. This includes tutors, tests and any resources they need. The surge in online qualifications … Continue reading The release of virtual qualifications

Two year degrees with lower tuition fees

Two year degrees with lower tuition fees

Students will soon be offered a two-year degree with a tuition fee of 20% less than a three-year degree. BBC News have recently reported that there will be an accelerated degree for undergraduate courses with a decreased fee of 20%. It was proposed earlier this year – but it has been moved forward to help … Continue reading Two year degrees with lower tuition fees

Take a look at the new careers added to Kudos

Take a look at the new careers added to Kudos

At CASCAID, we strive to provide the most accurate, up-to-date impartial careers information. As a result, we constantly carry out research into our career profiles and update them accordingly. Since September, we have been working hard and have added 34 exciting, new careers to Kudos: Bid Writer Concierge Dog Walker Fraud Investigator Biomedical Engineer Dog … Continue reading Take a look at the new careers added to Kudos

The Careers Strategy – Our Response

The Careers Strategy – Our Response

Earlier this week we attended the CDI conference where the Minister launched the long awaited careers strategy. Whilst CASCAID welcomes the paper and sees it as a positive step towards building a better careers system for individuals, we feel that it does not quite go far enough to ensure consistent provision for all. Focused around … Continue reading The Careers Strategy – Our Response

Everything You Need To Know About Degree Teacher Apprenticeships

Everything You Need To Know About Degree Teacher Apprenticeships

This exciting new route into teaching will give graduates a chance to become a qualified Teacher and be paid to work in a school! The entry requirements will be the same as current graduate Teacher routes so they will need to complete a skills test and have a degree. There could be a possibility of … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Degree Teacher Apprenticeships

T-levels – The Consultation Process

T-levels – The Consultation Process

The government has today launched the public consultation process for the new T-level qualifications. The consultation has been delayed for a considerable amount of time, but it has finally arrived. The consultation takes the form of an online survey and has 45 questions. It will close on 8th February 2018 - and so we have 10 … Continue reading T-levels – The Consultation Process