The challenge of preparing pupils for the future – Telegraph
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Preparing schoolchildren for jobs that don’t yet exist requires engagement from educators and businesses, writes Claudia Harris Preparing for jobs

Big Bang Careers Fair, 16th – 19th March 2016
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The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair is the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) for young people in the UK. Held at the NEC, Birmingham 16-19 March 2016, The Big Bang Fair is an … Read More

National Grid Apprenticeship Scheme 2016 – now open.
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Entries close on 31st December 2015 for the variety of apprenticeships available with the National Grid.  Click here for a promotional flyer – Advanced Apprenticeship Programme

NEW – Framework for Careers, Employability and Enterprise Education 7 – 19 2015
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Across the education and employment sectors there is whole hearted agreement that young people need high quality careers support to help set them on the road to a fulfilling working life. Schools and colleges are at the heart of putting … Read More

National Careers Week – 7th – 11th March 2016
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RBS National Careers Week Returns! National Careers Week 2016 returns from the 7th – 11th March 2016. Following on from this year’s success and ongoing feedback from careers teams and students, we’ve got even more great resources for NCW 2016. … Read More

Construction Industry growing – LMI data November 2015
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Data on how the Construction industry is growing and how it will continue to expand.  Poster for display – Construction Careers Poster Jun 2015 More detailed LMI data – LEP_manifesto_Buckingham_Thames_Valley_2.4.14  

National Apprenticeship Show – 14/ 15th March 2016 @ Milton Keynes
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The National Apprenticeship Show will be coming to Milton Keynes (Arena MK) on 14th and 15th March. Until the end of November 2015 a bursary of £2 per student towards the cost of travel is available.  To book click here … Read More

Internship Opportunity with Kaplan
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If you’re aged 16 – 24 and looking to start a career in accountancy, business administration or customer service, a Kaplan internship can help you get there and get on. Our Internship programmes, funded by government Traineeships, support and improve … Read More

Work Experience Week 2015 was the biggest ever!
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  Fair train have produced this article which includes links to useful resources. Link to Article – Produced November 2015

UK institutions ‘failing to prepare pupils for working life’ survey says
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British institutions are doing a poor job on the transition from school to the office because their long-standing traditions are preventing them from providing clever ways to make internships meaningful, experts have said – Telegraph article 03/11/15  

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