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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

Monday 18th May 2020

HEPA Ongoing Support

Written by HE Engagement Assistant, Bryony Mutton Mental Health Awareness Week will be taking place this month from the 18th-24th of May. The chosen theme is “kindness”, a timely choice given the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. As Mark Rowland, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation, highlighted recently, ‘Now more than ever, we need to re-discover kindness in our daily lives.…

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How Higher Education is Helping Fight Coronavirus

How Higher Education is Helping Fight Coronavirus

Friday 15th May 2020

Higher Education Engagement Assistant Aurora Broom, a BSc Molecular and Cellular Biology and MSc Information Systems graduate, shares a useful summary on the relevance of Higher Education in the current climate. A Google image search for the word ‘university’ most often returns pictures of grand old buildings now serving as lecture theatres, and of joyful students throwing their caps in…

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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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