In preparation for next year’s National Careers Week (1st-6th March 2021), organisers are encouraging individuals and organisations to make a pledge using the hashtag #NCW2021.
Here Ben Carter, Gloucestershire College apprentice software engineer at Iress, share his experience of what life is like as an apprentice and why he decided to choose the apprenticeship route.
Work experience is a positive and important experience for students in years 10-13, but it has been unable to happen during 2020 and is unlikely to happen for much of 2021.
Renishaw is offering a glimpse into careers in engineering when it hosts a virtual #Girls4Engineering event next week.
Students on Cirencester College’s T-Level in design, surveying and planning for construction are making the most of this practical course, by gaining first-hand experience of an on-campus building project.
National Careers Week is a celebration of careers guidance and free resources in education across the UK. Next year it takes place 1st-6th March.
Working from home (WFH) has become the norm for many of us during the pandemic. For some people, it will have boosted their productivity and they won’t be in a hurry to return to the office any time soon.
Recruitment might be at a low and an unemployment at a high, but it is still possible to recruit and work with apprentices during a pandemic, as Cheltenham-based Iress shows.
Students looking ahead to starting A-Level and BTEC courses next year should take a closer look at Hartpury College and the unique Hartpury Certificate.
A student from SGS College picked up a top award at the Bristol and Bath Apprenticeship Awards last week.
The head of a school set to open its doors in September 2021 has been appointed.
A new world class creative technology education faculty and esports arena is being proposed for the West of England Institute for Specialist Education (WISE) Further Education College site, Bristol.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work as a female coach in a male dominated sport? Or to be an athlete with a chronic health condition? Or to face ageism in your favourite sport?
Not sure what a degree level apprenticeship is? Jack Chapman is an embedded electronic engineering apprentice at global engineering technologies company Renishaw, based in Wotton-under-Edge.
Hartpury College is holding a virtual open event for prospective students on 12th December.
For the first time, Gloucestershire College is running a full programme of construction and trade apprenticeship starting in January 2021. So there is no need to wait until September to hire an apprentice.
The Hartpury Digital Farming Network has been launched to keep UK farmers in touch with the latest technological advancements in the agriculture industry, to help them become more productive and sustainable.
Are you looking to get back into work, or would you like to improve your job opportunities?
More than four out of five (84 per cent) schools with the poorest pupils do not have enough devices and internet access to ensure all self-isolating pupils can keep learning, according to a new survey.
Degrees aren’t just for full-time students at university and apprenticeships aren’t just for 16 year old school leavers. With Level 6 apprenticeship degrees, learners can get the best of both worlds.
A new multi-billion pound support package aimed at helping the long-term unemployed fire up their job search and return to work has been announced.
Stroud District Council’s apprentice Maisey Hammond is celebrating after being crowned National Intermediate Apprentice of the Year 2020.
Cheltenham-based Kohler Mira is holding a virtual open evening next week for its apprenticeships starting in September 2021.
Balcarras School in Cheltenham has won The Sunday Times South West State Secondary School of the Decade Award.
With unemployment rising among young people, it has never been more important for businesses to help the next generation to succeed.
The government’s flagship National Skills Fund to help adults retrain and get back to work is at risk unless funding rates are improved, according to colleges.
Hartpury College is a finalist in the 2020-21 Association of Colleges Beacon Awards for demonstrating best practice and innovation in its students’ careers programmes.
SGS College is offering guaranteed interviews to learners on its part-time UpSkilled courses in Early Years and Security.
Here, Jay Dare, a technical consultant at Cheltenham-based Infrastar, shares the story of his journey to his dream career.
Despite rising unemployment rates for young people, apprenticeships at Cirencester College are continuing to flourish.
Gloucestershire Constabulary is looking to recruit up to 15 new Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) to join them throughout the county.
Gloucestershire College is thrilled to have won two awards at last night’s Gloucestershire Apprenticeship Awards 2020.
Did you know that you could study for a degree or postgraduate qualification at Gloucestershire College?
Gloucestershire College’s Business Hub team is hosting a free webinar for employers next week (25th November) to discover the specialist IT and cyber apprenticeships available at the college.
Students who are looking to apply to university or for an apprenticeship in the next couple of years can now get their plans and options organised in one place with UCAS Hub.
GFirst LEP has launched a Careers Hub for Gloucestershire, bringing together schools and colleges with employers in all sectors from across the county.
This year’s National Apprenticeship Show is taking place virtually on 2nd December and is open for registrations from students and employers alike.
A brand new Skills Portal, making it easier for people looking for a new job to learn new skills or set up their own business, has been launched today (Tuesday 17th November).
Great careers advice can make a real difference to the lives of young people, and it starts with school. But how can a secondary school be sure whether it is providing the best careers advice for its students?
Since changing its policy on job adverts, the number of women hired for top roles at Zurich insurance has risen by 33 per cent.
Adult Education Gloucestershire’s new three week business venture course starts next Monday (23rd November).
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