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Career of the month: Interior Designer

Posted by Emma Davies on 03/02/20 09:00

Each month we take a look at one of the 650 career pathways featured within Indigo. This month, we explore the role of an Interior Designer.

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Topics: careers education, career profiles, careers leader, CEIAG

Career of the month: Social Media Manager

Posted by Emma Davies on 02/01/20 09:15

Each month we take a look at one of the 650 career pathways featured within Indigo. This month, we explore the role of a Social Media Manager.

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Topics: careers education, career profiles, careers leader, CEIAG

The A-Z of CPD: Part 7

Posted by Emma Davies on 11/12/19 09:15

Undertaking CPD is not just about going on a course; being open to trying new ways of learning is an important skill to develop. In our final instalment in the series, we help you consider activities that you can do as part of your own continuous professional development, starting at the letter 'U'. 

 

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Topics: careers education, CEIAG

Career of the month: Author

Posted by Emma Davies on 02/12/19 09:00

Each month we take a look at one of the 650 career pathways featured within Indigo. This month, we explore the role of an Author - a dream career for many budding writers.

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Topics: careers education, career profiles, careers leader, CEIAG, dream jobs

Employers are from Mars, Schools are from Venus: Making Employer Engagement Worthwhile

Posted by Janet Colledge on 20/11/19 09:28

One of the most time-consuming aspects of being a careers leader (if done well) is ensuring that there is a sufficient flow of employer and HE/FE engagements taking place in your school.  As if that wasn’t difficult enough you need to make sure they are meaningful and of good quality, on top of ensuring every child receives at least one engagement each year of their secondary career. Phew, there aren’t enough hours in the day!

To be frank, the initial effort in putting together a network of employer/HE/FE contacts is huge, but it pays off in the long run and becomes less onerous as time goes on.  Here are my tips, gleaned from many years delivering CEIAG in schools.

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Topics: careers leader, CEIAG

The A-Z of CPD: Part 6

Posted by Emma Davies on 06/11/19 10:13

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 ‘peer review’ to ‘questioning colleagues’. This week we help you consider alternative activities that you can do as part of your own continuous professional development, starting at the letter ‘R’.    

 

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Topics: careers education, CEIAG

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