Indigo has a brand new home!

Posted by Leigh Redman on 18/06/19 11:24

The time comes for every parent to wave goodbye to their offspring. With Indigo growing and growing, the team has been bursting at the seams in the offices of our parent company Trotman Publishing in Bath.  From today, the Indigo team is based at our fantastic new home just down the road in the buzzing, creative, technology hub of Bristol.

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Topics: social media, news

Gatsby for careers leaders: Webinar 8/8

Posted by Leigh Redman on 12/06/19 10:55

 

Ensuring young people have access to personal career guidance. Meeting Gatsby Benchmark #8...

Due to their popularity, we are re-running this exclusive series of eight webinars from Tristram Hooley and David Andrews, the authors of The Careers Leader Handbook

Personal career guidance describes the one-to-one support that is given to individual students by a careers adviser, to help them make choices about future options. Since 2012 schools and colleges have been required to secure access to impartial career guidance for students from Year 8 to Year 13.

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Topics: Gatsby, careers leader, CEIAG, webinar

The A-Z of CPD: Part 2

Posted by Emma Davies on 12/06/19 10:29

Undertaking CPD is not just about going on a course; being open to trying new ways of learning is an important skill to develop. Last time in the A-Z of CPD series we looked at a range of different activities from ‘action research’ to ‘conferences’. This week we help you consider alternative activities that you can do as part of your own continuous professional development, starting at the letter ‘D’.    

 

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Topics: careers education, CEIAG

Are we approaching a new era for apprenticeships?

Posted by Karen Holmes on 05/06/19 14:32

There’s an entertaining blog on the government’s HMRC digital website, entitled “Cyber Security Apprenticeships: sneaky criminals and Q from James Bond”. From the way it’s written, it’s hard to tell if the author Sam is a real person or the piece has been created by an enthusiastic PR officer. Whatever: he’s very enthusiastic about his work even if it doesn’t involve fast cars and Kingsman movie gizmos.

The fascinating aspect of the article is the way in which it illustrates how far – and into what professions – apprenticeships have developed.

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Topics: apprenticeships

Gatsby for careers leaders: Webinar 7/8

Posted by Leigh Redman on 05/06/19 11:00

 

Bringing in other learning providers and going out to them. Meeting Gatsby Benchmark #7

Due to their popularity, we are re-running this exclusive series of eight webinars from Tristram Hooley and David Andrews, the authors of The Careers Leader Handbook

Partly as a result of raising the age of participation in learning to age 18, and also as a consequence of both widening participation in higher education and increasing the number of apprenticeships, the immediate concern of most young people is what course and qualification to pursue next and where to study. This is why Gatsby Benchmark #2 stresses the importance of information on future study options as well as on the labour market.

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Topics: Gatsby, careers leader, CEIAG, webinar

Green Growth: How the next generation can make a difference

Posted by Emma Davies on 29/05/19 11:28

On 20 August 2018, a 15-year-old schoolgirl ignored the advice of her parents to sit outside Swedish parliament with a painted banner. On her banner were the words skolstrejk för klimatet: school strike for climate. Little did she realise that her small act of rebellion would trigger a youth movement with global reach. The schoolgirl, Greta Thunberg, has become an icon for the climate movement which has been gaining momentum in the UK throughout 2019.

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Topics: career trends, climate change

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