Tag: adult guidance

New features and updates to Kudos AD and CASCAID Manager

New features and updates to Kudos AD and CASCAID Manager

Users are at the heart of everything we do. We invest in product experience involving people every step of the way. This ensures that our products achieve our mission of helping young people and adults to understand more about themselves, their options and to develop goals and plans aimed at creating a successful future. Our … Continue reading New features and updates to Kudos AD and CASCAID Manager

Help to Work programme

The government's Help to Work programme, launched in April, aims to assist those who have been unemployed for three years or longer back into work. "2.179 Help to Work – From April 2014 the government will introduce a new package of targeted measures to help the long-term unemployed, who are still unemployed after 2 years … Continue reading Help to Work programme

Employment Support for Housing Associations

Social housing providers have recently been increasing the support they provide to their tenants to help them into sustainable employment. Helping tenants into work is critical not just financially but also socially. Gaining employment will give tenants a sense of place in the world, reduce the negative impact of inter-generational worklessness on communities (which can … Continue reading Employment Support for Housing Associations

STEM Role Models – Britain HAS Got Talented Female Engineers

A STEM-focussed report has been published, providing a positive viewpoint of female engineers and offering support for the female uptake of STEM subjects. This challenges the recent wave of negative STEM reports, which have tended to focus on the fact that young women aren’t choosing to study science and engineering. This report states why women … Continue reading STEM Role Models – Britain HAS Got Talented Female Engineers

National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW), from 11th-15th March 2013, is designed to celebrate Apprenticeships and the positive impact they can have on individuals and businesses. The aim of NAW is to raise the profile of Apprenticeships amongst employers, individuals, teachers, parents and the media. The theme of this year’s NAW is 'Apprenticeships Deliver'. NAW wants to demonstrate how … Continue reading National Apprenticeship Week

National Careers Week – IAG in employment support

As part of our series of posts to support National Careers Week, we take a look at the role of IAG in employment support. You can find out more about National Careers Week by clicking here. IAG in employment support During the last year or so, CASCAiD has been increasing its work with private, public … Continue reading National Careers Week – IAG in employment support

The Offenders’ Learning, Skills and Employability Conference

On the 14th April, I attended the Offenders’ Learning, Skills and Employability Conference.  Held at Westminster Studio, the conference brought together a range of delegates from organisations including prisons and skills and training organisations.  The conference focused on the provision offenders need to obtain sustainable employment following their release from prison.  The first part of … Continue reading The Offenders’ Learning, Skills and Employability Conference

European Offender Employment Forum

Recently, one of our Sales Executives, Suzette Tonks, made a trip to Edinburgh for the European Offender Employment Forum Conference. The European Offender Employment Forum conference took place in Edinburgh on the 24th and 25th March. The conference included a number of interesting workshops, including input from Apex Scotland, The Wise Group and Trabajo Penitenciario y Formacion … Continue reading European Offender Employment Forum

The CASCAiD Conference

Yesterday, CASCAiD held its annual conference. This was attended by a wide range of delegates working in adult guidance and/or young people’s guidance.  The theme of the day was ‘All-age Careers Guidance’. It featured presentations about topical guidance issues, as well as the chance to find out more about CASCAiD’s latest developments.  The day was opened … Continue reading The CASCAiD Conference

The National Career Guidance Show

Last Thursday, I attended The National Career Guidance Show, held at the Royal Armouries in Leeds.  The show was launched last year and was held at the Emirates Stadium in London.  Following the success of last year’s show, it was decided to run two events this year, one in Leeds and one at Wembley Stadium, … Continue reading The National Career Guidance Show