Tag: National Careers Week

Parity of esteem – we need to take tips from TOWIE!

Parity of esteem – we need to take tips from TOWIE!

For our final blog of the series for National Careers Week, we look back at a post from over a couple of years ago which still feels partly relevant today… ‘Out and about last weekend I couldn’t help but listen in to the conversation that a group of young people were having as they stood … Continue reading Parity of esteem – we need to take tips from TOWIE!

The 2017 Careers Toolkit: for new and experienced career leaders

The 2017 Careers Toolkit: for new and experienced career leaders

For the fifth in our series of blogs for National Careers Week 2018, we look at our ‘Careers Toolkit’ and how it can help career leaders, new and experienced, with their careers programme and activities in the school or college… Do you know what you are supposed to do as the CEIAG leader? Whilst your … Continue reading The 2017 Careers Toolkit: for new and experienced career leaders

New statutory guidance from the Department for Education

New statutory guidance from the Department for Education

Here is today’s blog of the series for National Careers Week 2018. Just in case you missed it, we look back at our post from the end of January all about the Department for Education’s long-awaited statutory guidance for governing bodies, school leaders and staff… This statutory guidance replaces the version issued in March 2015 … Continue reading New statutory guidance from the Department for Education

A Parents’ Guide to Careers Guidance

A Parents’ Guide to Careers Guidance

Continuing our series of blogs for National Careers Week, today we look at how support from parents can really help young people find the right path for them and prepare them for their future – future readiness... The decisions young people make from an early stage at school can have a big impact on their … Continue reading A Parents’ Guide to Careers Guidance

National Careers Week 2018 – 5-10 March.

National Careers Week 2018 – 5-10 March.

At CASCAID, our mission is to help anyone, anywhere in the world, create a successful future through self-knowledge, exploration and planning. Experiences gained early in a young person’s exposure to work are incredibly important in shaping their future skills. A strong careers provision including good quality careers education and guidance is vital in helping young … Continue reading National Careers Week 2018 – 5-10 March.

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

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. Yesterday, our Interim Chief Executive, Annette Wade, recalled some of her earlier work roles and how the skills she developed then have been used virtually every day throughout her … Continue reading National Careers Week – My first job