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!…

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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…

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Gatsby Benchmark 6 – Experiences of the workplace

Over recent years there has been an increased focus on the Gatsby Benchmarks relating to good careers guidance to young people, with the new statutory guidance advising that schools/colleges should use them to develop and improve their careers provision. One of the more interesting Benchmarks is number 6 – Experiences of the workplace. Every pupil…

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Gatsby Benchmark 1 – A Stable Careers Programme

When planning and working towards meeting the Gatsby Benchmarks, Benchmark 1 is where you are likely to start and it’s also where you will likely return to. Benchmark 1 focuses on the structure and organisation you must have in place to support the delivery of your Careers Education Information Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) programme and…

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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…

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