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What is happening instead of GCSE and A-level Results Day? (2020)

With GCSEs and A-levels cancelled due to Covid-19 and exam results replaced with Centre Assessment Grades, you may be wondering what is happening instead of exam Results Day this year. Hopefully your...  

20 socially beneficial careers for your child

We live in an age of multiple crises, with great change and transformation on the horizon. From Covid-19 to the even greater threat of climate breakdown, from automation to demographic ageing – rarely...  

60 Second Interview: International development worker

Abbie talks about her varied and rewarding career in international development - which has taken her to Sub-Saharan Africa - and explains how you can build the experience, skills and qualifications...  

What is the Kickstart Scheme and how does it benefit my child?

The Kickstart Scheme is a new temporary employment programme designed to help young people off Universal Credit and into work. Young people will enter a work placement with an employer and the government...  

Industry spotlight: Accountancy, Banking & Finance

This article is part of our Industry Spotlight series - based on our popular emails - where we focus on a different Career Zone in each article. To help students learning from home during...  

What are the different qualification options for my child?

The world of qualifications can be overwhelming for students and even more so for parents. With the advent of higher apprenticeship, degree apprenticeships and now T-levels, it can seem like another new...  

Industry Spotlight: Transport & Logistics - Rail

This article is part of our Industry Spotlight series - based on our popular emails - where we focus on a different Career Zone in each article. To help students learning from home during...  

60 Second Interview: Project management apprentice

In this interview, Serena tells us about her role as an apprentice project manager and explains how skills she gained in geography have helped prepare her for her career. This interview...  

The killing of George Floyd: A guide to systemic racism

Note: This article is based on a newsletter we sent out on 3rd July in response to the killing of George Floyd. Trigger warning: The article contains references to violence. On 2nd...  

What are T-levels?

T-levels are a new post-16 qualification which you can choose from alongside A-levels and apprenticeships when you finish your GCSEs. Compared with the more academic A-level, they focus on providing technical...  

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