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Online Resources in light of Covid-19

Online Resources in light of Covid-19

Thursday 26th March 2020

HEPA Ongoing Support

With Schools in the UK closed to reduce the spread of the covid-19 virus – and only open to look after the children of “key workers” and vulnerable children – what can be done to fill the void coupled with the latest stringent restrictions on freedom of movement outside the home? If your school already puts work online, using Google…

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Not just the job: Could degree apprenticeships work for your students?

Not just the job: Could degree apprenticeships work for your students?

Monday 9th March 2020

Choices and Pathways

Since they were rolled out in 2015, degree apprenticeships (DAs) have been embraced by universities and employers nationwide, and received a mixture of positive and negative press. However, most school students – as well as many teachers and parents – remain unfamiliar with this relatively new route for progression. Some learners are unaware that getting their degree as an apprentice…

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National Careers Week 2020

National Careers Week 2020

Friday 7th February 2020

HEPA National Careers Week

This year National Careers week is running from 2nd-6th March and is the opportunity to raise the profile of Careers across your school or college. The National Careers week website nationalcareersweek.com provides a range of resources that you can use in your institution to engage learners. There is also a section of the website dedicated to National Careers week 2020:…

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Gatsby deadline, one year to go. Are you ready?

Gatsby deadline, one year to go. Are you ready?

Friday 10th January 2020

HEPA

The Gatsby benchmarks were originally introduced in a report by The Gatsby Foundation in 2013 with the deadline of the end of 2020 for schools to meet the requirements for each benchmark. The careers and enterprise company published its State of the Nation Report in September 2019, which reported on the progress schools were making towards meeting the benchmarks. The…

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Learning from student voices

Learning from student voices

Friday 6th December 2019

HEPA

As team of Higher Education Progression advisers, we are always keen to keep on improving the work we do with students. During our feedback fortnight we collected and analysed feedback from group sessions with 153 students in 7 schools or colleges and one to one guidance sessions with 30 students to see if there was any impact on the students’…

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Supporting students to choose their post 16 routes

Supporting students to choose their post 16 routes

Wednesday 6th November 2019

HEPA Ongoing Support

Following on from October’s blog, ‘Supporting students to choose their higher education route’ below are some of the questions and resources we use when speaking to students. We recognise that lots of you will be advising students on their post 16 choices at the moment, so hopefully these will assist you. Questions to ask students Do your ideas fit in…

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