Top Tips on choosing science subjects

The Science Council has published this very sensible advice to help with choosing subjects.  Among the ideas are: Visiting www.futuremorph.org to see where your child’s subject choices could take them. Get them to have a go at the ‘What Might You Be?’ game....

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Making education work ~ new research from City and Guilds

Almost 60% of employers believe their sector is facing a skills shortage and one third are considering looking abroad to bolster their workforce, according to new research published today by City & Guilds. Their infographic below (click to see a bigger version)...

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Traineeships: what are they?

What Are the New 'Traineeships' For? Traineeships are an education and training programme based on work experience that is focused on giving young people the work skills and experience that employers are looking for. Traineeships are designed for those aged 16-24 who...

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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...

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