Monthly Archives: October 2014

Alternatives to university for school leavers: not known about, not pushed and parents are struggling

With more employers offering school leaver programmes as a real alternative to university study and with the massive push for apprenticeships, it seems that schools, students and parents are still, in the main, stuck in the mindset that university is … Continue reading

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Changing the marketing message for women in Technology

When I hear someone in work talking about passion, ingenuity and creativity, I naturally assume I’m talking to someone from the BBC. Well I’m not. I’m talking to Shilpa Shah who is passionate about her job in Technology with business … Continue reading

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Not perfect but careers advice and employer engagement in schools is appreciated by most students

I heard Dr Vince Cable at an AGCAS Conference earlier this year say, and these weren’t his exact words, that the government had made a right old mess in schools when they abolished the Connextions service and asked (told) schools … Continue reading

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