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Examples of Effective Provider Access Policies in Schools 

Welcome to an insightful exploration tailored for Careers Leads in schools, focusing on the pivotal role of Provider Access Policies. This guidance is essential in navigating the legislative landscape and drawing inspiration from exemplary policies implemented in various schools.  The Provider Access Policy, as mandated by legislation, is a cornerstone in the framework of career …

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US Colleges See Largest Influx of International Students in Over 40 Years

The Open Doors 2023 Report, released on November 13th, 2023, illuminates the resurgence of international student mobility to the United States. The United States, renowned for its world-class education system, witnessed over 1 million international students from more than 210 different locations enrolling in its institutions during the 2022/23 academic year. This remarkable 12% increase …

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Expanding the Horizons: UK Universities’ Strategies in International Student Recruitment

Survey Findings: A Push for Diversity and Growth The “Diversification and Strengthening International Recruitment Practices” report, based on a survey of Universities UK’s (UUK) membership, sheds light on the concerted efforts by UK universities to achieve sustainable growth and diversity in international student recruitment. The survey reveals a significant trend among universities actively diversifying their …

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Guide Your Students to Their Future with Free School Careers Posters

As a careers professional, you are constantly searching for the most effective ways to guide your students towards their future careers. We’re here to share a resource that can simplify this journey. Pack 1 of our free school careers posters. In the ever-evolving landscape of education and employment, it’s vital for students to understand the …

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Is the UK’s Apprenticeship System Crumbling? The Latest Data Unveiled!

In the realm of career development, apprenticeships have long stood as a bridge connecting theoretical knowledge with real-world application. They provide an invaluable platform for individuals to hone their skills, garner practical experience, and transition seamlessly into the workforce. However, the landscape of apprenticeships in the UK has been fluctuating, with various factors influencing the …

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From Grassroots to Graduation: Tackling the Education Equity Challenge

The discourse surrounding higher education in the UK often circles back to the themes of accessibility and equality. The disparities in university choices and completion rates between disadvantaged and more affluent students highlight an existing educational chasm. The Evening Standard recently facilitated a dialogue on this critical issue by hosting a forum that congregated experts …

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Navigating the Winds of Change: An In-Depth Look at Ofsted’s Survey on CEIAG 

The long-anticipated Ofsted Thematic Survey of Career Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) in September 2023 has unfurled an array of insights and recommendations that aim to navigate the course of career guidance in schools and colleges. The essence of this survey resonates with the core mission of MyFutureChoice, which has always been to empower …

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Tackling University Dropout Rates: The Power of Informed Choices

In recent years, university dropout rates in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland have soared to alarming heights. The latest figures reveal a 28% surge over five years in the number of students leaving their course prematurely. In the academic year 2018-19, 32,491 students withdrew from their courses, a number that shot up to 41,630 by …

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What is the Advanced British Standard? All you need to know

The British education system is on the cusp of significant change with the introduction of the Advanced British Standard (ABS) by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. This ambitious proposal envisages a confluence of the existing A-levels and T-levels, striving to provide a more comprehensive educational framework for students aged 16 to 19. The ABS is not …

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Young Britons Rethink Ambitions Amid Cost of Living Crisis

A recent nationwide study has brought to light concerning revelations about the aspirations and mental well-being of young people in the UK. The cost of living crisis and associated mental health issues have led many to abandon their dreams and ambitions. Key Findings from the Research: Implications for Young People: Cost of Living Crisis: Life …

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