New Careers Strategy unveiled

Careers Strategy

After a very long wait, the Rt Hon Anne Milton MP has finally revealed the new Careers Strategy which aims, she says, “to create a thriving careers system, that is accessible to everyone” and which is “at the heart of our focus on social mobility.” The Strategy will use the eight benchmarks of good practice set out by […]

Vodafone launches technology apprenticeships scheme

data analyst

Vodafone is taking expressions of interest for its 2-year, level 4 technology apprenticeships scheme. The 40 successful applicants will begin their training in January 2018 in a number of roles across the UK. The roles are: • Software Developer • Cyber Security Technologist • Network Engineer • Data Analyst The Vodafone website has more details of the […]

Last chance to apply for careers funding for NEETS

Schools, colleges and other education establishments across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire are invited to take advantage of a £10.000 grant aimed at supporting young people aged 15-19 who are at risk of becoming NEET. The D2N2 Careers Local Enterprise Grant – managed by Nottinghamshire County Council and delivered through preferred providers – will enable schools to develop or deliver purposeful enterprise […]

Two new ministers in education department reshuffle


Anne Milton and Robert Goodwill have been appointed as new ministers at the Department for Education in a reshuffle of Teresa May’s cabinet following the recent election. Milton, MP for Guildford takes the skills and apprenticeships brief previously held by Robert Halfon, who has lost his role. Goodwill, MP for Scarborough and Whitby is expected to […]