If you ask any teacher if they would rather have a bright student or a motivated one, they will choose a motivated student every time.
In 2013, the education watchdog OFSTED came out with a scathing report that said, in part, that three-quarters of UK schools were not giving adequate career services.
My discussions with graduates who have been working for a year or so supports the thrust of today’s article by Andrew Klos.
Millennials, those born between 1980 and 1999 are estimated to comprise 75% of the workforce by 2025.
Personal branding is the practice of people marketing themselves as a brand.
When my son was about 13 and representing his school in squash against a rival school he reminded me of the importance of focussing on the solution and not the problem.
“Schools, where pupils fail to get good GCSE grades in English and Maths, should pay a levy to fund pupils who re-take their exams in further education colleges”, says a think tank.
When asked by year 12 students, sixth formers for those like myself who still think in terms of old money, what they should study at university I reply with a set of questions. Specifically, why do you want to go?
The Learn or Earn strategy to combat youth unemployment is the Governments latest attempt at promoting a “no excuses” culture for unemployed young people.
First, congratulations to all who have successfully won a place at university. Without a doubt, a UK university degree continues to hold its value worldwide. The headlines for this year’s A-level results include the fact that there is no longer a cap on the number of places universities offer. And, of 10 am this morning [...]