Leigh Redman

Leigh Redman
Leigh is the Marketing Director at Indigo. He has a passion for education, having working in #edtech internationally for over ten years. He has a B.Ed. in Education Policy, as well as being a Unicef Ambassador. Besides a love of exploring the planet, he has a love of good coffee... and is loathe to talk about himself in the third person.
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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, tech-friendly city 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

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

Gatsby for careers leaders: Webinar 6/8

Posted by Leigh Redman on 29/05/19 10:00

 

Working with employers. Meeting Gatsby Benchmarks #5 & #6...

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

One of the challenges of running a careers programme inside a school or college is that it can be difficult to bring the world of work to life. The students will have spent all of their lives to date in the home or in education and many of their teachers may have done the same.

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Topics: Gatsby, careers leader, CEIAG, webinar

NEWSFLASH: WorkEx now includes custom emails

Posted by Leigh Redman on 23/05/19 13:58
Technology doesn't stand still, so neither do we. We're always working to make the functionality of Indigo modules better. After feedback from users, from today it is now possible to link your own school email address to Indigo WorkEx, so all emails you send to your contacts as part of your campaigns will come from your chosen address, instead of our Indigo address.
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Topics: work experience, careers leader, product updates

Gatsby for careers leaders: Webinar 5/8

Posted by Leigh Redman on 22/05/19 11:30

 

Planning careers education in the curriculum. Meeting Gatsby Benchmark #4...

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

Career guidance interviews, employer talks and careers events such as job fairs and visits to colleges and universities are all important features of an overall careers programme but students also need to gain the knowledge and understanding, and to develop the skills, to plan and manage their career progression.

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Topics: Gatsby, careers leader, CEIAG, webinar

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