New Approach to SEN from September 2014

New Approach to SEN from September 2014

The government have introduced major changes to the provision of support for young people with special educational needs (SEN).  The new arrangements will be phased in from this September.  These include a new Code of Practice for SEN to replace the previous (2001)...
Young Unemployed Would Overflow Wembley

Young Unemployed Would Overflow Wembley

A press release was issued by the UK government on 4 July 2014 under the heading “New statistics show thousands more 16- and 17-year-olds embarking on apprenticeships than last year.” The tone of the document is upbeat and positive: The figures, collected from local...
how to get online careers advice

how to get online careers advice

For young people in England there are two main places you can go to get expert advice online. the Not Going To Uni (NGTU) web site provides an online Advice Centre.  Parents are also welcome to use this service. the National Careers Service offers web chat, email and...
Generic Skills Checklist

Generic Skills Checklist

Although qualifications are important in getting a job, employers also want to recruit young people who have employability skills such as communication skills, problem solving, creativity, honesty and integrity, being punctual, taking responsibility, team working,...