CareerMap sector spotlights
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CareerMap is a website for 15-25 year olds looking for a pathway into Apprenticeships and early career opportunities. They have now launched their ninth Career Mag which gives young people an insight into the world of apprenticeships. Click here to read more. This … Read More

Free STEM Red Bull Racing Milton Keynes teacher twilight
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Teachers should get in pole position now for a free twilight session at the home of Red Bull Racing in Milton Keynes this October. The training session lets teachers find out more about joining the 2018/19 season of the F1 … Read More

Sign up for Careers Leader training
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The Careers and Enterprise Company is asking schools to register their interest to benefit from Careers Leader training. Schools putting teachers forward need to have met these five criteria: appointed a named Careers Leader; completed the Compass self-assessment tool; registered … Read More

Challenges: why take part?
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What are the benefits of taking part in employer-led challenges – for employers as well as schools? We’ve developed a number of competitions which bring the curriculum to life and develop skills like team work, communication, problem solving, research and … Read More

Final call for NFTS commercials competition
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There are just a few places left for schools to participate in our cutting edge Year 12 communication skills challenge. Unique to Buckinghamshire, the National Film and Television School (NFTS) Commercials Competition returns in October – and we’re inviting up … Read More

Network spreads careers know-how
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Want to find out how other schools are meeting the Gatsby Benchmarks? Like to share ideas and best practice about careers activities? The Buckinghamshire Careers Leaders Network is an expanding forum for school careers leads which meets every half-term and … Read More

Apprenticeships offer for autumn
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The momentum around apprenticeships is building – and schools and colleges in Bucks can benefit from the free support to help students, teachers and staff understand the benefits. Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools (ASK), a project to increase the … Read More

Race to enter the Y10 Bosch Challenge
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If you’re thinking of entering your school in the new Bosch Challenge, put your request in quickly at the start of term to secure one of the remaining places. Alongside its sponsorship of the Bucks Skills Show 2018, technology giant … Read More

Embryologist brings science to life in the classroom
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Bucks Skills Hub put STEM Ambassador and embryologist Danielle Breen in touch with the science team at Great Marlow School for a unique and highly engaging biology lesson. Danielle, Laboratory Manager at Thames Valley Fertility clinic, reflected: “To be able … Read More

Creative industries opens doors for 17+
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Buckinghamshire creative industries are hosting ‘Open Doors – Pathways in Screen Industries’ on Saturday 22nd September at Pinewood Studios for sixth formers, education leavers, under and post graduates, and professionals and career transformers of all ages. It’s a chance for … Read More

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