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Young people’s career dreams versus reality

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed the results of its analysis into the career, salary and educational aspirations of 16-21 year olds, compared to the reality for 22-29 year olds. In the list of jobs that young people aspired to, a career in artistic, literacy or media industries was top with almost 12% […]

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Employers lack awareness of new ‘T Levels’

A new report from the CIPD* highlights a lack of awareness amongst employers about the new T Level qualifications that are being introduced in 2020. T Levels are Level 3 technical qualifications, the equivalent of an A Level, and have come about following an identified need to both improve and simplify vocational study options. T […]

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Skills brokerage service boosts the local economy

As students embark on a new academic year, The Skills Service is stepping up its mission to provide inspiration and raise aspirations for their future careers while also helping to meet the skills needs of the local economy. Success is achieved by brokering effective relationships between businesses, schools and training providers, using these links to […]

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Case Studies

East Cambs Ely Cathedral Careers Fair

Over 1100 students from local schools came through the doors of Ely Cathedral to meet over 60 exhibitors from the world of employment, training and higher education. The stunning venue for the fair is an annual event and this year it was a huge success. With exhibitors lining the The Nave and the world famous […]

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Careers Fair

Arthur Mellows Village College hosted a very busy careers fair for both students (Year 9-13) and their parents with exhibitors from local employers,  higher education and apprenticeships in attendance to offer advice, knowledge and guidance on future paths for the students. There were stands from various industries ranging from engineering, manufacturing, sport, health, armed forces, […]

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Travelex Maths Challenge

Today at Ken Stimpson Community School, currency and exchange rate business, Travelex, delivered a full day of Maths challenges to the whole of year 7. Providing valuable curriculum support, the event got the students to look at how maths is applied to currency and also included a little bit of geography. Discovering what countries use […]

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