NCW 2019 – Give a Career Insight – Tracey Burley

Tracey Burley is the managing director of Cognus Limited and a member of the company’s board of directors. She joined Cognus in 2017, bringing more than 15 years of public service leadership, expertise in working with children and young people and management experience of bridging the gap between the private and public sector, to her…

NCW2019 – Careers Advisers and the Labour Market

The value that a careers adviser adds with their up to date knowledge around routes into employment and the local and national labour market. One of the most important parts of my work as a careers adviser is to support young people to navigate the many educational options and future careers that could be available…

Positive impact for young people

  Heart of the South West benefit from two projects Devon County Skills for Young People and Somerset Skills for Young people supporting 15-18 year olds since 2016; European Social Funding and the Education and Skills Funding Agency have invested over £885K to help develop skills and progress young people onto a range of positive…

CSW and Paignton Sec partnership working

   CSW and Paignton Sec partnership working to ensure young people get appropriate support. Why we work together. CSW Group and Paignton Sec work in close partnership to ensure that NEET (Not in Education Employment or Training) young people in Torbay  get the appropriate and progressing educational support they need to help them into education…

Spaces available on #Focus5

Successful first year of #Focus5! We have had a busy first year on the #Focus5 project, helping young people develop the skills to progress into employment, education or training. Our team of key workers is growing and we are excited about delivering the next phase of the project across Devon, Somerset, Plymouth and Torbay. We need more young people!…

Ambitions Launch 2018

CSW Group hosted the launch event of the new Ambitions project at Heartlands, Pool on Tuesday 20th November. The project is funded by the European Social Fund and will be delivered in partnership with a number of organisations who are all committed to improving outcomes for unemployed and economically inactive 15-24 year olds in Cornwall…

Cornwall Council Aim Higher Conference

On 2nd October 2018, two members of the CSW Group Cornwall team – Angela Nelson-Shepherd and Fran Dolan attended the Aim Higher Conference held at the Pavilion Centre, Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge. The purpose of the event was for young people and their families to come along and join in with workshops and discussions regarding…