Spotlight on: Ecologist

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

Each month we take a closer look at one career pathway in particular. For in-depth profiles of over 600 job profiles, take a look at the Indigo Careers module. This month we take a look at the role of an Ecologist*.

 

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Topics: career profiles

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

Can you make a career as a social media influencer?

Posted by Cerys Evans on 22/05/19 10:02

Social media is everywhere, so it is not surprising that young people continue to show interest in the jobs that stem from it. In a survey of 7- to 11-year-olds carried out by the Education and Employers charity, social media and gaming appears fourth in the list of most popular jobs, (coming in at second place amongst boys).

Today, the top social media influencers are well-established on the world’s rich lists; and you can barely visit a city, beauty spot or tourist attraction without encountering people posing “for the ‘gram”. From bloggers to vloggers, YouTubers to Instagrammers, what are the issues for young people considering a career as a social media influencer? 

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Topics: career trends, social media

Gatsby for careers leaders: Webinar 4/8

Posted by Leigh Redman on 15/05/19 11:30

 

How can you address all of your learners' needs? Meeting Gatsby Benchmark #3...

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

The principles of differentiation are widely applied to curriculum planning and delivery in all subjects and should be used when planning careers programmes. A career is a highly individual thing and career learning needs to be differentiated. Everyone has different capabilities, career aspirations and motivations and everyone will pursue a different path through their life and career.

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Topics: Gatsby, careers leader, CEIAG, webinar

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