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Targeted work to support vulnerable young people: The Ambitions project in Cornwall

Targeted work to support vulnerable young people: The Ambitions project in Cornwall Written for Career guidance for social justice by Tristram Hooley Oliver Jenkin and Barnaby Ridge discuss the Ambitions project in Cornwall and ask if it offers a way forward for the provision of career support for vulnerable people.  A recent FE Week article reiterated long-standing…

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Why should my organisation consider Investor in Careers?

Why should my organisation consider Investor in Careers? Through Investor in Careers, we support learning providers to develop their careers policy, meet Ofsted and national government requirements, and become recognised for excellence in careers education. The Investor in Careers approach is designed to raise the standard of careers advice and guidance provision delivered by schools…

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#Focus5 What do you do when you’re bored?

#Focus5 What do you do when you’re bored? For #Focus5 leaver, Molly, being bored meant applying for a job! Not a bad way to manage that tedium, right? We recently shared Molly’s success story but things have taken a new turn for her. Molly is now back living in Liverpool and has recently started her new job…

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SMART SKILLS

SMART SKILLS We were delighted to launch SMART SKILLS earlier this month on 7th April.  The SMART SKILLS programme, funded by the European Social Fund, has been running for 3 weeks and has already started to make an impact on businesses and people in Devon.  SMART SKILLS helps small and medium sized businesses across Devon to upskill their staff and…

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Community Engagement Advisers

Community Engagement Advisers One of the most important things that a CEA (Community Engagement Adviser) has to do is to identify and dispel any myths, misunderstanding and misconceptions that the young person may have, surrounding education, employment and training. Whilst attempting to re-establish contact with the young people who have previously been unavailable to engage…

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SMART SKILLS Launch

SMART SKILLS Launch Devon businesses and residents are urged to take advantage of European Social Funding worth £3.5 million. SMART SKILLS funding will help Devon based small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) businesses and other organisations to identify skills gaps in their existing workforce and provide the skills training they need to become more resilient during this economic…

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Inspiring Futures Round-Up

Inspiring Futures Round-Up During the week 15th-19th March, in conjunction with the Careers and Enterprise Company, CSW Group delivered a series of high-quality careers education webinars aimed at young people in education, including those with special educational needs. This was the third series of webinars that CSW Group has delivered within the past year, partly…

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Meet our SMART Partner, Learn Devon

Meet our SMART Partner, Learn Devon Much in our work life now depends on having a solid foundation of basic skills.  They are the building blocks that enable us to reach our full potential at work and perform confidently in a work environment.  Having good maths and English skills are essential when it comes to…

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Employer Good News Story

Employer Good News Story Daisy Wholesale is an award-winning telecoms and IT services provider, serving over 1,000 partners across the UK channel with a local office in Eastleigh. As part of the Daisy Group Ltd., the business has established relationships with carriers and networks throughout the industry, enabling the business to offer services and products…

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