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
This week is National Careers Week. To celebrate, we’re sharing some thoughts on the importance of careers education, advice and guidance throughout the week. You can find out more about National Careers Week by clicking here. Why should schools care about careers? As we know, the Education Act 2011 places a new duty on schools to … Continue reading National Careers Week – Why should schools care about careers?
Yesterday, I attended the Sustainable Employment through Skills conference organised by the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) and the Centre for Economic & Social Inclusion. The event aimed to bring together providers from the Work Programme and skills providers from the private sector and colleges, to explore the role of skills in helping unemployed … Continue reading Sustainable Employment through Skills
Update from Jason Owen, CASCAiD's UK Sales Manager I attended day one of the Annual National Conference for CEG Advisers and Consultants or the ‘David Andrews Conference’ as it is also known, which took place on the 17th November in York. David had put together an excellent, topical programme, which included key notes from Jennifer Coupland … Continue reading The Future of Careers Education and Guidance – 14th Annual National Conference for CEG Advisers and Consultants
Yesterday, I went with Deb Colfer, one of CASCAiD’s sales executives, to a careers guidance event in Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire. Hosted by Futures Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, the event brought together a range of careers professionals from across the region. While exhibiting and assisting delegates with CASCAiD product information and demonstrations was my main task for the … Continue reading Exhibiting at a Futures Nottinghamshire event
Yesterday, I exhibited for CASCAID at a careers guidance event hosted by Connexions Northumberland. Held at Dissington Hall, the event attracted around 40 delegates. While my main job was to help delegates by providing product demonstrations and answering questions at the CASCAiD stand, I was also able to attend a number of the seminars. Delivering … Continue reading Connexions Northumberland Event
An update on the ICG Adult Guidance Conference from Jason Owen, our UK Sales Manager. On Tuesday 10th May, John Kelly, Director of Sales and Marketing and I attended the Institute of Careers Guidance (ICG) Adult Guidance Conference at the Jury’s Hotel in a sunny Birmingham. I’d not been to Birmingham for a few months and … Continue reading ICG Adult Guidance 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
An update on the recent national conference "Information, Advice and Guidance for Young People - who will deliver it?" from Jason Owen, our UK Sales Manager. The conference on Information, Advice and Guidance for young people took place on the 31st March and was organised by Neil Stewart Associates. It was an appropriately timed event, … Continue reading Information, Advice and Guidance for Young People – who will deliver it?
On Wednesday, I exhibited for CASCAiD at the annual CRAC conference. This year’s event was held in Leicester and the theme was ‘Decisions at 18’. There was a wide range of delegates, including people from Aimhigher, heads of sixth form, heads of careers, and delegates from professional bodies. The event took place over the 29th … Continue reading Decisions at 18 – The CRAC Conference