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  1. Mission Possible Week

    Claire Smith from the Skills Service in Peterborough has emailed cegnet with details of two free careers and skills events happening in July which are open to teachers/schools from any area, particularly the East of England. The events are both part of Peterborough's Mission Possible Week, which is a week of activities...

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    Career Development Institute - updated CPD offer to schools and colleges

    The first annual conference for schools and colleges organised by the CDI's careers education community will be held at the Royal National Hotel in London on 24th June. The theme is strengthening employer engagement as part of careers work. Download the programme here Middle leaders may also be interested in participating...

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    Careers guidance and inspiration in schools (March 2015)

    The DfE has updated its guidance to schools on the stautory careers guidance duty just before the government goes into purdah! The first thing you’ll notice about the updated guidance is that the DfE is no longer afraid to talk about ‘careers guidance’ – it is freely used throughout the...

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    ASPIRES-2 - 14-19 year olds

    The ESRC-funded ASPIRES -2 project based at King's College, London will track the science and career aspirations of a previously studied cohort for the next five years of their lives

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    Regional careers magazines and downloads for young people and those who help them on the careersworld website

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    Post 16: University access scheme of work

    Seven adaptable 45-minute lessons and pdf resources on key factors to consider when applying to university - Downloadable from The Brilliant Club website

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    The UK Register of Career Development Professionals

    To achieve 'registered professional' status, you need to be a member of the Career Development Institute and to hold an approved qualification in careers guidance (at level 6 or above). As a fully registered...

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    Videos: icould

    An online library of free careers videos on the icould website


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  1. How to find fulfilling work

    I recently bought myself a highly readable self-help book called How to find fulfilling work by Roman Krznaric (Macmillan, 2012). It’s never too late, I thought! But what attracted me to it in the first place was a passage I came across about Frank Parsons. Be honest, what do you know...

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  2. The Six ‘E’s of Good Work

    Hardly a day goes by without a report on the damaging effects of having bad work. Take the long hours culture, for example, that is still so entrenched in certain sectors in the UK. Long hours raise levels of stress and heart disease. Productivity goes down. Talent is wasted. Individuals...

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  3. The Giver

    Or what if, Jonas went on, almost laughing at the absurdity, people were allowed to choose their own jobs? Dystopian novels of the future for young adults provide rich source material for getting pupils to think more deeply about their lives, choices and transitions. The Giver by the American children’s...

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