Following the announcement late last year about the introduction of a new all-age careers service for England, broader interest and focus has fallen on the subject of careers advice and guidance. Recently, Esther McVey, MP for Wirral West secured a debate in the House of Commons on careers advice in schools. The MP was aiming … Continue reading Careers Advice – House of Commons debate
The Royal Society has recently highlighted the risks of a falling number of students studying ICT in schools. The organisation, which represents all areas of science and engineering, found a 33% decrease in the number of students studying both the ICT GCSE and the ICT A level over the last three years. The Society states that … Continue reading Lack of interest in ICT lessons could threaten UK economy
We’ve just been spending some time exploring the data that tells us what young people who use our programs look at. Our videos cover hundreds of jobs and allow young people to watch interviews shot in a wide range of workplaces. Currently (based on usage over the last 12 weeks), our most popular video is … Continue reading Popular career videos
How can young people be encouraged to take up a career in science? I went to last week's Westminster Education Forum seminar to find out what's being done.