Articles from Neil Wolstenholme

Virtual Reality: Digital #Mentoring in Practice

This is the third of my articles on mentoring which followed the discussion I had during my lunch with my old friend, Andy.

Every young person can benefit from digital #mentoring, anytime, anywhere

This is the second of my articles on mentoring which followed the discussion I had during my lunch with my old friend, Andy.

How #Mentors Can Help Young People GROW Their Skills To Navigate Life’s Odyssey

We must do lunch I met Andy, an old schoolfriend of mine, for lunch recently.

T Levels and the quest for equal opportunities: Holy grail or empty vessel?

The whole purpose of the T Levels is to develop the skills which meet the business needs in the economy. In theory, they sound a great idea, but to do this you have to know what businesses want.

T Levels – Back To The Future At 16

The Need for a Brand New Qualification So, what’s wrong with the current education system in the UK? And why are T levels the missing ingredient that will fix this?

T Levels: What do Mr T and Mrs T Have In Common?

Once upon a time…

Of Sugar And Spice And All Things Pay: The Gender Gap Starts At School

The gender pay gap has been in the news a lot recently, mainly driven by the new Gender Pay Gap (GPG) regulations introduced by the Government. These rules have encouraged around 10,000 of the largest employers in the UK to self-disclose their pay gap, which, by publishing this information, shames those with wide gaps into doing something about it. Theresa May has described the gender pay gap as a ‘burning injustice’.

Could the solution to the Productivity Puzzle be Child’s Play?

Over the past decade, we’ve seen record levels of employment. But the amount each worker produces in the UK has hardly changed. Despite the improvements in technology, transport and knowledge, the dial showing output-per-UK-worker-hour has not budged. Until it does living standards for you and me won’t improve. In fact, it’s more puzzling because relative to other major economies, the UK has lagged behind.

I Say, Old Sport, Better Careers Advice is on the Way

“Whenever you feel like criticizing any one . . . just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.” Nick’s father from The Great Gatsby


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