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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…

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What is the Quality in Careers Standard?

The national quality award for Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) in schools, colleges and work-based learning. The Quality in Careers Standard through CSW Investor in Careers (IiC) will provide a clear framework for the requirements of: The quality in Careers Standard accreditation criteria. The 8 Gatsby Benchmarks for Good Career Guidance. DfE statutory…

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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…

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SSW 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 spanning fixed…

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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’.…

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Solent Provider Event

Monday 9th December saw Sue Farrell and Rocky Moore welcome all training providers involved with Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) project to Southampton for the day. The SSW projects aims to provided funded skills training to employers and employees in the Solent area, with CSW Group working with a diverse range of training providers…

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