Tag: Career advice

Careers advice for GCSE students getting their results

Careers advice for GCSE students getting their results

Thousands of students will get their GCSE results in August. These results will affect their decisions on what to do next and it is important for them to consider their options carefully and seek careers advice where appropriate. Students will consider whether to leave school, stay on in a sixth form, go to college or … Continue reading Careers advice for GCSE students getting their results

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

Questions about the new ‘My Adviser’ feature?

Questions about the new ‘My Adviser’ feature?

We recently introduced our new feature, ‘My Adviser’ within Kudos and Kudos AD. The new feature allows users to send career, education or training related questions and messages to their teachers or advisers outside of scheduled lessons or appointments. This is ideal for users who do not have immediate access to their teachers or advisers … Continue reading Questions about the new ‘My Adviser’ feature?

Apprenticeships – Still the poor relation?

Apprenticeships – Still the poor relation?

Apprenticeship is very much a buzz word when it comes to world of employment and career guidance. We are constantly being informed and involved in discussions about how they constitute a wonderful new pathway into the world of work, and that the routinely fed conveyor belt into university will become less crowded than we have … Continue reading Apprenticeships – Still the poor relation?

Brand new adviser feedback function in Kudos!

Brand new adviser feedback function in Kudos!

Our newest feature in the latest Kudos update allows you to take career guidance outside of classroom hours. One of the biggest challenges we hear that careers teachers and advisers face is the lack of curriculum time available to deliver career guidance. Unfortunately, we can’t add more time during the school week – but we … Continue reading Brand new adviser feedback function in Kudos!

Looking at enhancing careers support in your organisation for the new academic year?

Looking at enhancing careers support in your organisation for the new academic year?

Here at CASCAID we are committed to continuously provide careers guidance to help support young people in identifying their future, education, training and career goals. Our online resources allows young people to explore a myriad of careers based on their interests and inspirations. To support our continued mission to ensure access to high-quality career guidance … Continue reading Looking at enhancing careers support in your organisation for the new academic year?

A parents’ guide to GCSE results day

A parents’ guide to GCSE results day

Is your son or daughter receiving their grades with GCSE results day being just around the corner? Results day is not just a list of grades of what your child has achieved but is also a step towards the next stage of exploring the path to their career. What options are available to them, what … Continue reading A parents’ guide to GCSE results day

The new Teaching Excellence Framework, What does it mean for universities?

The new Teaching Excellence Framework, What does it mean for universities?

You have decided to go to university, chosen your course, attended a few open days, found a spacious welcoming campus with plenty of activities and a city or town that is charming and bursting with cultural and social hangouts. All very important but what about the teaching and quality of the course? A student is … Continue reading The new Teaching Excellence Framework, What does it mean for universities?

A Parents’ Guide to Careers Guidance

A Parents’ Guide to Careers Guidance

The decisions young people make from an early stage at school can have a big impact on their future career choices and happiness. Young people today have more options available for their future than ever before but there are factors that affect them. With an ever-changing workplace landscape, it is even more important for them … Continue reading A Parents’ Guide to Careers Guidance