Primary school pupils aged 7 to 11 have recently been asked to draw their dream jobs in the classroom. The children are given a sheet of paper and are asked to draw a picture of the job they might want to do in the future. This project is known as ‘Drawing the Future’ and it aims to explore children’s career aspirations.
Wherever you’re moving on to, we’ve got you covered in our Moving On Results Day Guide 2017. We are very happy that the new NUS President, Shakira Martin is introducing our guide this year. Shakira is a fantastic role model and a source of inspiration for all young people and she has a few words of advice … Continue reading The Moving On 2017 Results Day Guide Is Here
Recent statistics from the Department of Education suggests that ‘the proportion of 19-year-olds with level 2 and 3 qualifications has dropped for the first time in more than a decade after seeing a steady percentage of young people achieving GCSE & A Level qualification. The article further explained that the percentage of 19-year-olds achieving a … Continue reading There’s a drop in Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications but what has changed?
Are you or your students a budding young writer? Have you or your students got a good understanding of language, have a rich imagination and excellent attention to detail? There are lots of opportunities to write for a living, one of the routes that can be taken is to become a fiction or non-fiction author. … Continue reading Career of the week – Author
Last week, a member of the CASCAID team was speaking with one of our long-standing customers to ensure the best value is being received from our solutions and services. The customer in question subscribed to our standard Kudos package along with our 16+ module, which gives access to LMI, live apprenticeships information, post-16 courses available … Continue reading The best value for money for your careers resources
STEM careers have been in the news recently, and this is because more businesses are now asking for training in the areas where they feel skills are short and STEM are seen to be part of this. Sean Coughlan BBC’s Education Correspondent stated that, ‘Vocational skills and technical education have been longstanding weaknesses in England's … Continue reading Has there been a lack of young people training for STEM careers?
As the National Careers Week approaches, we have asked members of the CASCAID team about their experiences and career journey as well as any recommendations and advice they can provide. Today, it’s the turn of the Publisher, Lynette Daly Tell us about your current role I am currently the publisher at CASCAID. This means that I … Continue reading National Careers Week- Career Pathways
With the holiday season closing in on us and demand being high at the North Pole, Santa Claus has asked the team at CASCAID to add in a new career choice to help him gather recruits. Christmas Operations Manager - Santa Claus Are you a responsible person, who enjoys giving presents and gifts to … Continue reading CASCAID’s new festive job role
Wow, it’s been quite a year in the careers education, information, advice and guidance world. Since the release of Ofsted’s thematic review, 'Going in the right direction?', last September, it seems like we’ve been bombarded with reports, commentary and statements about CEIAG. Private, public and voluntary sector organisations have been voicing their opinions on careers … Continue reading Careers – it’s a noisy place to be!
Career and employability resources can help your students become fully informed, inspired and confident in their choices for their next steps, whether that’s GCSE choices, deciding to take an apprenticeship or choosing to take a year in industry before going to university. The basis of making informed decisions is having accurate, impartial and up to … Continue reading National Careers Week- Resources