Ensuring young people are well equipped to apply for education, employment and training post Covid-19

CSW group staff have been researching and working with partner agencies to ensure young people can still gain employability skills while keeping safe during social distancing. Supporting young people during this difficult time is important for their journey into employability, education and training and for their mental health and wellbeing. We are encouraging all young…

SENDIASS Cornwall

CSW Group are delighted to announce that we are the new contract holder for SENDIASS Cornwall. SENDIASS Cornwall provides Information, Advice and Support to parents and carers of children aged 0-25 with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). We also directly support young people with SEND. A change but the same The same experienced, well…

The impact of Coronavirus on young people

Written by David Roe, Contract Manager  As a manager of a service that helps young people into employment, education and training I have been very worried about the impact of Covid-19 on the economy as a whole and the implications for the young people we support. There has been grim reading on this subject with…

CSW launch a YouTube

We are delighted to share with you our NEW YouTube channel! We have recently uploaded our 1-minute videos about the NO COST training available to all businesses and we will be sharing more videos over the coming weeks… so take a look and subscribe today! Click here to go through to our YouTube channel  

Covid-19 Update from CSW Group

We are all facing the same difficult period, the likes of which we have not seen before. As a business, CSW is doing what it can to continue providing great services to its customers. Whilst we cannot offer a true business as usual strategy, all our staff are equipped with the digital tools to work with their…

Why do Work Experience?

Work Experience provides an insight into different sectors and careers to improve a young person’s understanding of the world of work. It helps young people to think about what they might like to do and just as importantly what they wouldn’t. Work experience gives young people the opportunity to ‘try out’ an area of potential…

Painfully Coasting by Kira Gould

The #Focus5 project provides free, unique, one-to-one support to young people aged 15-18 across Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay, who need help taking small steps into education, employment or training.  The four main outcomes of the project include; understanding the skills employers look for, improving readiness for employment or training, increasing self-awareness and an understanding of individual strengths and identifying…

Annual survey reveals young people’s, teachers’ and parents’ attitudes to engineering

Engineering is highly regarded by STEM secondary school teachers and parents More young people would consider a career in engineering Boys have more positive views of engineering than girls even in primary school. Salary ranks as an important factor in young people’s career choices, over and above ‘enjoyment’, ‘job security’ and ‘something that challenges me’.…