Tag: employer engagement

2017 Schools Market Update: Sectors of Interest & Student Decision-Making

The UK trendence School Leaver Survey was completed earlier in the year by students in years 7 – 13 with the focus being diversity. As always, the findings contain comprehensive and valuable information which provide an in-depth insight into the career interests and influences of young people in the UK. We have analysed the data … Continue reading 2017 Schools Market Update: Sectors of Interest & Student Decision-Making

Options for improving the quality of careers provision

Options for improving the quality of careers provision

Lin Proctor, Raising Aspirations Director of Future Academies (including Pimlico Academy) recently presented at our ‘How to…’ event in London. She has very kindly written our latest blog. ‘As Raising Aspirations Director at Pimlico Academy my task in essence is to take students into the world of work and bring the world of work into … Continue reading Options for improving the quality of careers provision

National Careers Week – My First Job

National Careers Week – My First Job

To celebrate National Careers Week, we’ve asked members of the CASCAID team about their early experiences of work and how those experiences have influenced their careers. Today, it's the turn of our Product Manager, Simon King. "I left school in the mid-80s; when the job situation was dire.  Luckily, my dad was able to get … Continue reading National Careers Week – My First Job

National Careers Week – My first job

National Careers Week – My first job

National Careers Week has put the CASCAID team in a reflective mood; thinking back over those early work experiences and the skills learnt. Our Marketing Copywriter, Kellie Tillyer, reflects on her first job: "I started work at a young age; just 14, working Saturday and Sunday in a factory shop in the basement of a … Continue reading National Careers Week – My first job

National Careers Week – My first job

National Careers Week – My first job

Experiences gained early in a young person's exposure to work are incredibly important in shaping their future skills. Today we continue our series of posts, looking at the early careers of the CASCAID team, with an article from Jagdip Singh, one of our Software Developers. "From a young age I’ve been presented with opportunities to work … Continue reading National Careers Week – My first job

Employer engagement in careers learning – Canadian style

During a recent visit to Canada, I was lucky to have the opportunity to visit a truly inspirational organisation dedicated to inspiring young people to make informed career decisions. Halton Industry Education Council (HIEC) based just outside Toronto operates a range of projects all designed to engage students with exploring options and linking them with … Continue reading Employer engagement in careers learning – Canadian style