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…


Apprenticeship Myth Busting

Apprenticeships are a great way to kick start your career but this route can sometimes be confusing. We want to look at a few of the myths surrounding apprenticeships.. see below for our myth busting facts.

NCW 2019 – Give a Career Insight – Careers Advisers

For #NCW2019 I pledge to… Give an insight in my career area. As careers advisers working mainly in schools, our job is rewarding and varied.  Alongside a plethora of administration and continual professional development, we attend parents’ evenings and careers events, deliver group works, address whole year groups in assemblies and conduct work experience visits.…


Investor in Careers – The Quality in Careers Standard

Investor in Careers is helping hundreds of learning providers to continuously improve the quality of their careers education. The National Careers strategy is key to giving individuals and organisations a clear focus on the Government’s policies and priorities for careers education. The revision of the associated statutory guidance, ‘Careers Guidance and Access for Education and…


Young Carers at Risk of NEET

  The recent Young Carers Awareness Day has sparked much debate about the numbers of young people who are caring for a relative or friend, and the impact this has on their mental health, education and future prospects. #Focus5 key workers often meet young people who have carer duties at the same time as dealing with their own…