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Your destination data stats are in peril. Drop out rates are up again

What is going wrong? Apprentices not completing their apprenticeships – University drop outs up.. Given the government’s reliance on destination data, this is worrying for Head Teachers. The TES ran an article this week about 1/3  of apprentices not completing their apprenticeships.  The article itself looked at the fact the rate of completions was down on […]

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University drop out rate increasing

The headlines in today’s Times shouts ‘More students dropping out of degrees” Today’s Schools Improvement News leads with a quote from Sir Les Ebdon the director of fair access to HE  “I am disappointed to see that the trend of improvement has not continued.” I’m not sure what improvement he’s referring to, quality of teaching, […]

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Mentors and £70m – Will this fix careers education? Part 2

Yesterday  I looked at the role of mentors in careers education following the announcement from David Cameron that the CEC company would be overseeing a programme of mentoring for potential NEETs Today, I look towards the second area that I feel this announcement pushes into the spotlight How this £70m will affect the efficacy of […]

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Vital updates for careers folk, Headteachers & Governors

It’s typical isn’t it?  Whilst you’re away the world goes mad with news that is pertinent to your work.  Updates galore and new publications. Well, that’s what happened to me over the past couple of weeks.  New statutory guidance, Labour guaranteeing face to face guidance and manifestos aplenty.  So I thought I’d do a quick […]

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TeachFirst – For Every School a Careers Teacher

The publication of the TeachFirst report yesterday, The important role of teachers in providing quality careers learning, has attracted a huge amount of coverage in the media. From lengthy coverage on the BBC website to an hour on Ian Dale’s phone in show on LBC (annoyingly scheduled for a time when I was driving and […]

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Nicky Morgan & The Lentil Curry

This afternoon I settled down to listen to Nicky Morgan’s address of the Conservative Party Conference, my iPad beside me and my lunch of lentil curry to be consumed inbetween tweets. Getting comfy I tweeted @CareersDefender@NickyMorgan01 let’s hope the lentil curry is the only thing producing hot air, then…. — Ghislaine Dell (@GhislaineDell) September 30, […]

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