Taking Teaching Further programme
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Organisations can now sign up to the Taking Teaching Further programme, announced last month by the Department for Education (DfE). This programme is aimed at encouraging industry experts to become teachers and trainers in the FE sector including providing financial … Read More

Bosch to fuel imaginations at Bucks Skills Show
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Technology giant Bosch is the headline sponsor of this year’s Bucks Skills Show – taking its place alongside other exciting exhibitors like the NHS and Pinewood Studios on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th October at The Gateway, Aylesbury. Schools are … Read More

Your invitation to the Bucks Skills Show 2018
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Parents and carers are invited to help students discover a career they’ll love at this year’s Bucks Skills Show on Saturday 13 October 2018 at The Gateway, Aylesbury, from 9.30am to 3pm. This year the Bucks Skills Show welcomes technology … Read More

NFTS Challenge gives Year 12s the edge
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Help Year 12s get their CVs to the top of the pile by equipping students with communication skills vital to modern business. Unique to Buckinghamshire, the National Film and Television School (NFTS) Challenge returns in October – and we’re inviting … Read More

Update Compass by the end of term
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It’s time to update Compass (the CEC’s free online self-evaluation tool) for the end of the academic year – and see how your school has improved. 31 out of 38 schools and colleges in Buckinghamshire are already learning from their feedback. … Read More

New Bosch Challenge puts Y10s in the driving seat
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Alongside its sponsorship of the Bucks Skills Show 2018, technology giant Bosch has also devised a new inter-school competition together with STEM Now and Bucks Skills Hub for Year 10 students. The Bosch Smart Future Challenge asks teams to explore … Read More

Dates for the new academic diary
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We’ve added dates for 2018-19 to the events calendar on OppsinBucks. Scroll through from September to see when student challenges, Enterprise Adviser meetings, and careers events are taking place.

Ofsted blog gives insight into careers inspection
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The latest blog from Ofsted on ‘Building confidence, encouraging aspiration’ looks at how it assesses the effectiveness of the careers guidance offered by schools and colleges. While they “don’t have a preferred style of careers education”, they “do expect” that … Read More

Are you ready for the DfE September deadline?
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Bucks Skills Hub has been working with schools across the county since January to help them fulfil the Department for Education’s statutory careers guidance by 1st September 2018. Schools are legally required to publicly communicate the following by the deadline: … Read More

Extending support to SEND schools
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Bucks Skills Hub is welcoming a SEND Enterprise Coordinator to our team from July. Keerin Houssain will be joining us thanks to the Careers and Enterprise Company extending their support to include SEND schools, matched locally by Buckinghamshire County Council. Keerin … Read More

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