1 year as a Project Administrator

Written by Sophie Cudsen, Services to Education Team Leader. I joined CSW Group in August 2019 after leaving my previous career in the hospitality sector – 5 years of late nights and weekend work just did not inspire me anymore! I was employed under the role of Project Administrator and given my first task of…

A Barista With No Limits

Good News Story from #Focus5 Orrin’s story goes back before the national lockdown, when he was identified as NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training) by CSW Group and consequently referred to #Focus5. Orrin had stopped attending college as the environment was not suitable for him. Orrin has a diagnosis of ADHD and has an…

Subscribe to our CSW Group YouTube Channel

Earlier this year, CSW Group were delighted to populate our YouTube channel with videos to support and inspire young people and businesses across the UK. Since our YouTube channel began, the world has changed quite a bit, so as we fight this global pandemic we’ve had to adapt which resulted in our webinars series being…

Weymouth College reports how the ESF Dorset Skills for Young People Programme has helped vulnerable young people.

  This week we’re share some good news stories from our ESF Dorset Skills for Young People Programme, which is managed by Partnership and Contracts Manager, Jo Osgood. Nola from Weymouth College reports how the ESF Dorset Skills for Young People Programme has helped vulnerable young people. Weymouth College have utilised their ESF Dorset NEETS Skill…

Career education and guidance for the ‘New Normal’

Written by Senior Career Development Consultant, Dr Oliver Jenkin PGCE RCDP   The UK education landscape is a busy, albeit stranger period in the context of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Student attendance at schools and colleges has resumed with additional measures in place to help minimise the risk of infection (e.g. students being separated into ‘bubbles’,…

STEM Ambassadors step up to the challenge

Written by STEM Manager, Sam Ansell. We’ve all had to adapt the way we work over the last 6 months and upskill very quickly in terms of our use of technology. I’ve been so impressed with the creativity shown by our talented STEM Ambassadors. Whether it’s sharing what they do over video, doing Zoom calls…

CSW: Keeping In Touch with Young People

The CSW Client Relations Advisers work on the Transitions contract which is funded by Local Authorities across Devon, Torbay, Plymouth and Cornwall. The aim of the contract is to provide targeted support for the most vulnerable young people to ensure successful transition to their post 16 destination.   Jordan Reed, one of our Client Relations…

CSW Group’s My Choices project

Written by Senior Career Development Consultant, Dr Oliver Jenkin PGCE RCDP Over three weeks in September and October 2020, CSW Group delivered its My Choices project, an online programme of nine short webinars developed in partnership with the Career and Enterprise Company and Heart of the South West LEP. Each webinar focused on a different topic…