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

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

Careers in Social Care – Book talks from ambassadors + Get resources with SkillsForCare.org
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Support for teachers and careers advisors Do you know someone kind, caring and compassionate, who’s looking for their next career step? Have they thought about a career in adult social care? Not everyone knows what they want to do with their … Read More

2018 The Year Of Engineering – Government Campaign Launched
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With a yearly shortfall of 20,000 engineering graduates and a poorly diversified workforce, the government announced in November 2017 that 2018 was to be the year of engineering; pledging to offer young people across the UK a million direct experiences … Read More

BSI Inspiration Day case study: Kitemark centre tests students’ mettle
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Sixty Year 9 students from schools around the county went behind the scenes 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

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