June 2013 - Careers Advice for Parents and Young People
Understanding the Qualifications and Credit Framework

Understanding the Qualifications and Credit Framework

The diagram above shows how English qualifications we all know about fit into the QCF framework. It illustrates in pictorial form the complicated-sounding concepts of levels, awards, certificates, diplomas and credits. Comparing qualifications To find out how one...
Careers in the Creative Sector

Careers in the Creative Sector

One of the big issues for young people and their parents is tracking down accurate,  reliable information about career opportunities. My site aims to help by highlighting online resources that are genuinely helpful among the mountains of confusing dross. Today the...
Parents and teachers struggle to provide careers advice.

Parents and teachers struggle to provide careers advice.

In recent years, there has been considerable investment in vocational qualifications and career opportunities for young people – including the introduction of higher apprenticeships and a new technical baccalaureate – that will provide an alternative career path  for...