Articles from Sharon Walpole

Why Labour Market Information Is More Important Than Ever

#LMI - An increasingly valuable tool that helps enhance young people’s futures while driving economic growth  As COVID-19 spreads around the globe, sending millions of people into lockdown, schools and colleges have been given no option but to close their doors to the majority of their pupils. COVID-19 is undoubtedly changing the way we live but one thing that remains the same is for every student to have access to labour market information. 

Free Career Resources Available for Schools, Colleges & Universities

Meet the #GatsbyBenchmarks & #TeachingExcellenceFrameworks Do you work within a careers department at a school, college or university? If so, you will know the importance of meeting the Gatsby Benchmarks and Teaching Excellence Frameworks. Providing pupils with labour market information can be challenging as career and qualification routes are constantly changing and expanding. There are plenty of free high quality resources for you to use to help guide your students. 

The transformative power that education can have

The UK’s youth labour market has seen the biggest transformation than any other aspect of employment. Young people are vital to the UK job market and enhancing their opportunities through career advice and guidance is essential as is helping them to acquire marketable skills. 

Summers over and the academic year has begun!

When Careermag for Parents launched back in April, we were unsure of what to expect. Reaching out to parents and guardians can be challenging as the audience is always changing. However, the feedback from the launch overwhelmingly showed the value of factual and independent information so we created Careermag for Parents 2. 

What to do after #GCSEResultsDay2019

What to do after your GCSE’s With GCSE results day here, you may be weighing up the options over which path to take, or perhaps you don’t know much about all the options available. Whilst government legislation means that you have to stay in education or training until you are 18 years old, this doesn’t necessarily mean you have to stay in school. There are so many alternative options out there that mean you could get a head start in your desired career. If you’re still confused as to what to do and where to go, career expert, Sharon Walpole, from www.careermap.co.uk has given some of her advice.

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