National Apprenticeship Awards open for entries until 25th May
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There is still time for the best of Buckinghamshire’s apprenticeship stars to shine by entering the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018. The awards, now in their fifteenth year, are open for nominations and entries across ten categories to recognise apprentices, employers, … Read More

Silverson inspire Year 7s from The Misbourne
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The Misbourne school in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, wanted to inspire their new intake of high achieving Year 7s in the very early stages of joining the school. Feedback from the school’s well-developed careers activity plan had already demonstrated that opening … Read More

Auberge Du Chocolat and Silverson agree experience of workplaces works!
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  Gatsby Benchmark 6 says that it’s important for pupils to experience the workplace environment to understand where they could one day be working – and Bucks-based Auberge Du Chocolat and Silverson Machines couldn’t agree more! Auberge Du Chocolat’s work … Read More

Businesses – inspire the next generation at the Bucks Skills Show!
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  If you would like to meet, engage with and inspire the future of your workforce, come along to the Bucks Skills Show 2018 on Friday 12 October from 9.30am to 3pm. Help the young people in attendance to explore … Read More

Book your students on the Bucks Skills Show 2018
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Bring your students along to the Bucks Skills Show 2018 on Friday 12 October from 9.30am to 3pm. Help them to explore careers, discover different industry sectors, and work out how to achieve their ambitions. 2017’s event was a huge … Read More

Spread the word about apprenticeships in Bucks
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  Start planning now for 2018/19 apprenticeship support. The Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for schools programme (ASK) is now taking bookings for the next academic year. Every school in Bucks can access a bespoke support package, fully funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency, part of the Department for … Read More

Free careers posters for schools
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  Download these free careers posters and redecorate your careers room or noticeboard – a simple way of catching students’ eyes. https://www.planitplus.net/Schools/SubjectCareerPosters/ https://faraday-secondary.theiet.org/posters/ https://www.stem.org.uk/elibrary/collection/3009

70% of Bucks schools and colleges complete Compass
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Make sure your school completes Compass this term: 26 out of 38 schools and colleges in Bucks are already learning from their feedback. Compass is a free online self-evaluation tool developed by the Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC) to help … Read More

Get number crunching for National Numeracy Day on 16 May
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  The UK’s first ever National Numeracy Day is approaching on 16 May 2018. This celebration of the importance of numbers in everyday life brings together individuals, employers, educators and influencers to improve numeracy. Visit the National Numeracy Day website to see … Read More

Careers education: what is Ofsted looking for?
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  Ofsted has outlined what it will be looking for in response to the Department for Education’s (DfE) Careers Guidance. The guidance includes the expectation that, by 2020, every school needs to offer every young person at least one encounter … Read More

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