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Ken Stimpson go Quackers!!

Year 8 students from Ken Stimpson had a different kind of morning than they normally do and spent it making origami ducks! Sounds crazy, but there was reason behind it, they took part in our Ducks Enterprise challenge! The aim of the morning was to introduce students into key roles that are found within a […]

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Making a careers programme come alive

Benchmarks 4, 5, 6 and 7 A careers programme is all about helping your students become well informed and realistic decision makers for every stage of their studying and working lives. To really bring careers alive for students there is no substitute for inviting providers and employers into school or even better visiting them. Engagement […]

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There is such a thing as a free lunch

Benchmark 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6 Whilst there are many benefits in subscribing to one of the range of paid for careers platforms there are many free to access internet based resources available to you and your students. You may want to consider including some of these within your careers programme or linking to […]

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Developing your school careers policy

Benchmark 1 The Careers Development Institute have recently published a briefing paper on how you can develop your careers policy. Authored by the well respected Anthony Barnes it provides some excellent advice on how you should develop your careers policy. Well worth a read. https://www.thecdi.net/write/Briefing_Paper_-_Developing_a_Careers_Policy_-_Final.pdf  

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