Students go behind the scenes at BSI
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Sixty Year 9 students from schools in Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire went behind the scenes in December at the British Standards Institution’s Kitemark House in Hemel Hempstead. BSI, in partnership with the Bucks Skills Hub, invited the 13 and 14-year-olds on … Read More

Careers Leader online training is live!
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The Careers & Enterprise Company’s new Careers Leader Online Training Course is now live! The course is free and is designed for all Careers Leaders or those working with Careers Leaders including headteachers, governors and careers support staff. Take a … Read More

Are you getting the most out of the NCS?
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The National Careers Service offers a range of services to Careers Leaders and students to address the needs of each student (Gatsby Benchmark 3) and offer personal guidance (Gatsby Benchmark 8) – including individual interaction via helpline or remote assembly, … Read More

Register for National Career Guidance Show
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Careers Leaders and Enterprise Advisers are invited to register to attend the free National Career Guidance Shows in March. Access free CPD certified seminars and speak with experts supporting the aim of the Government’s Career Strategy that all young people … Read More

Build students’ future with construction industry activities
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The construction industry is a key growth sector in Buckinghamshire – and the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) will be helping students find out what a career in construction can offer with two major events for schools to sign up … Read More

Bucks SEND schools join the EAN
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We brought five of our Bucks special schools into the Enterprise Adviser Network over the autumn term, led by the efforts of our new SEND Schools Enterprise Coordinator Keerin Hossain. Some of the achievements so far: Furze Down School in … Read More

AVA whole-school careers day sets the bar
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Bucks Skills Hub worked in partnership with Study Higher to coordinate a highly successful, inspirational careers day for the entire school at Aylesbury Vale Academy at the end of last term. Each year group experienced their own carousel of activities, … Read More

St Michael’s students tackle Bosch Smart Future Challenge to solve local transport issues
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We’ve been working on a pilot challenge with St Michael’s Catholic School in High Wycombe to give Year 10 students an insight into STEM careers by tackling real-world problems with the help of Bosch STEM ambassadors. The Bosch Smart Future … Read More

NFTS challenges young filmmakers to get creative
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Students from Bucks University Technical College (UTC) have been announced as overall winners of the 2018 NFTS Commercials Challenge, a competition to challenge young filmmakers organised by Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership (BTVLEP) and the National Film and Television … Read More

What do Ofsted ask about careers?
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With its new focus on the curriculum, Ofsted is taking a growing interest in careers programmes at school. We’ve been given feedback from the Careers Leader at one school (outside our area) who explained just how useful having her school’s … Read More

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