The next level qualification

What are these? What does the T stand for? How do T levels work? Do universities accept them? Lancashire Skills Hub have created a T levels online training course on the 19th and 21st May aimed at Careers Guidance professionals to help them prepare for guidance interviews and advice for students in years 9, 10... Continue Reading →

Calling all Careers Leaders – Inspira is digitally open Dionne Paxton, Careers Adviser, Lathom High School Welcome to our first on-line news update we hope you and your families are all safe and keeping well. Going forward, this will be our preferred method of sharing and disseminating information on key resources, topics and good practice to ensure you are all as well prepared and informed as possible.  ... Continue Reading →

Career learning at home

In the same way that subject resources are being made available remotely to students, these generic tasks may be of use as students have time for some research and reflection on career pathways. New resources will be added as required. They provide questions for self-reflection that then link to relevant web based careers resources. (Internet... Continue Reading →

Lancashire Skills Swap

Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub as part of their COVID 19 response has launched a Lancashire Skills Swap. This unique service is dedicated to helping businesses who are looking for staff or volunteers, want to train their staff or want to offer people with knowledge and expertise to work for another business. At this time... Continue Reading →

Fancy being a game designer?

Side Quest is a radical new UK wide initiative to encourage young people aged 13-19 who are currently stuck at home during the pandemic to start a rewarding career in the videogames industry. Side Quest challenges participants to build a game in 7 days, with free software, regular live-streamed masterclasses and a supportive online community.... Continue Reading →

I am Me T-shirt Design Competition

I am Me T-shirt Design Competition ( click here)  'I am me' are looking for students to take part in an online t-shirt design competition  'I am me' is a not-for-profit mental health initiative created for young people by young people and they are looking for students help them with designing the first official I am me t-shirts!     The aim... Continue Reading →

Do you want digital resources for your school?

The Lancashire Digital Skills Partnership has collated a wide range of online resources for teachers to use during this time. They cover a range of subject areas. These can be found here.  In addition, we recognise that the digital skills of many teachers are being stretched. The website also has a collection of online training to... Continue Reading →

High-skilled employer encounter for East Lancashire

Over 900 high school, academy, college and sixth form students from across East Lancashire attended an ELHT careers fair this week. This provided an opportunity to gain information on both clinical and non-clinical careers including IT, engineering and marketing. Organised by the Work Based Education Team at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, the student gym... Continue Reading →

Shaftsbury High School has been working with a local Enterprise Adviser – find out more about the benefits to the pupils

Shaftsbury High School is part of the Enterprise Advisor Network. According to Jenny Cole the Careers Coordinator, the relationship has produced a number of beneficial opportunities for their pupils. “In June our Key Stage 3 and Year 10 pupils visited a local construction site,” said Jenny. “Our Enterprise Advisor, Kevin Hutchinson from Balfour Beatty was... Continue Reading →

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