National Careers Week (NCW) is a celebration of careers guidance and free resources in education across the UK. The aim is to provide a focus for careers guidance activity at an important stage in the academic calendar to help support young people leaving education.With youth unemployment remaining high and employers citing that young people are ill prepared with the basic skills needed for employment, there has never been a bigger need for careers guidance to be promoted and celebrated in education. National Careers Week is the perfect platform to advise and inspire the next generation as they enter the world of work.
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David Howe Resigns David Howe, the Principal of Tower Hamlets College has resigned. The college is one of the leading Further Education Colleges in East London with more than 6,000 adult learners with a further 1,600 students aged 16-19 years old in its sixth form college.
Federation of Awarding Bodies Announce Conference Speakers The Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) has added to the already impressive list of keynote speakers at its annual conference, with the inclusion of Verity Bullough, Regional Director (Operations), London Central LSC, who will be talking about funding issues. The conference will be headed by Ivan Lewis, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Skills and Vocational Training.
Inspiring young talent with Apprenticeship schemes and job opportunities Wendy Garrett is the Learning and Development Advisor at Liberty Living. Here she expands on her experience of working with Liberty Living to arrange their apprenticeship schemes, which makes her a great source to help inspire others to pick the right career path for them: