New project aims to get more girls studying computer science

New project aims to get more girls studying computer science

Did you know that only 20% of GCSE students taking computer science at GCSE are girls? That number drops to just 10% at A-levels. A new project from the government aims to change that, by encouraging more...  

01/05/2019 | 0 Comments |

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New joint agency will fund both education and skills

By Clare Wiley  A new body will be responsible for both education and skills funding, following a merger of the Education Funding Agency and the Skills Funding Agency. The single organisation, which...  

31/03/2017 | 0 Comments |

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2016-17: Key dates for the year ahead

With an action-packed year in front of you, it's good to plan ahead. That's why we've brought together all the key dates for you – from UCAS application deadlines and closing dates...  

21/09/2016 | 0 Comments |

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British young people fear unemployment the most

A lack of employment opportunities is the biggest fear for young people in Britain today, says a new report by Central YMCA. The charity surveyed 1,600 British 16-25 year-olds to find out the biggest...  

16/02/2016 | 0 Comments |

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Twitter competition – Win a £20 Amazon gift voucher

Love our study and careers advice? Want to help share it with other people so that they can benefit from it too? Then enter our competition now! We’re offering two lucky people the chance to win...  

15/09/2015 | 0 Comments |

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Careers advice has failed us, new survey finds

Four in 10 people ended up in their unfulfilling job because they didn’t know what else to do, a report has revealed. More than 60% of 1,000 working professionals surveyed by Escape the City, said...  

02/09/2015 | 0 Comments |

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Female graduates more likely to get a job – but earn less

More women get jobs after university than men but they get paid less, a survey has found. Nearly 75% of women who graduated last summer found full or part-time jobs within six months of leaving uni, compared...  

03/08/2015 | 0 Comments |

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New report: ‘Level the playing field’ by giving good careers advice to all

Schools must do more to help young people from poorer backgrounds – including making sure that they get good careers guidance. That’s according to a new report by the Social Mobility and Child...  

27/07/2015 | 0 Comments |

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New apprenticeships announced in Sheffield

Sheffield Council is looking to recruit 27 ambitious new apprentices who can go on to become future leaders. Areas include council housing, legal and customer services. The council, which has created...  

06/07/2015 | 0 Comments |

Your School Careers Kit: Success at School September Newsletter

Your School Careers Kit: Success at School September Newsletter

        Success at School newsletter September 2014 View this email in your browser How...  

23/09/2014 | 0 Comments |

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