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Planning for the future

It’s too late when the time has passed; you can’t go back and do things differently. So, whilst you’re young, give some thought to what you want your future to look like.

What does the future hold?

No one can entirely predict the future, but when you are considering which career to go into, it is worth thinking about growth areas of employment.

Technology driven learning

Gone are the days of blackboards, chalk, books and pens in the classroom. The digital world has definitely taken hold in education, both from the teacher perspective and for the learner and technology…

Most Popular Apprenticeships 2015

Young people are looking for training courses and apprenticeships throughout the whole year and whilst it’s true that some searches that are subjected to seasonality, the majority have more constant demand.…

Degree or Apprenticeship?

Which should you choose - degree or apprenticeship, and do you really need to choose between them?  First of all – let’s be clear; with the government announcement of nine, new degree…

Apprenticeship Guide 2015

With National Apprenticeship Week taking place from Monday 9th March until Friday 13th March 2015, www.notgoingtouni.co.uk has launched its annual ‘Apprenticeship and Vocational Training Guide’…

Future proof your career

No one can totally predict the future, but we can use the wealth of knowledge and information that is available to us to predict trends and inform the choices that we make about the future. This is especially…

Give your fashion career the best possible start

The fashion industry is one of the most popular and creative career environments in the UK today, so if you feel your future lies there then you will need to give your fashion career the best possible…

Mental wellbeing and young people

Last week it was revealed that NHS spending on mental health has reduced by 6% since 2010, which is equivalent to £50m and two out of three local authorities in England have reported cuts to the…

Careers in retail

Job roles within the retail sector are hugely varied and range from part-time employees with no qualification to full-time graduate and post graduate roles working across such areas as: buying, distribution…

Apprenticeships Past and Present in Britain

Modern apprentices receive wages, live at home and have regulated working hours. But how would you feel if your apprenticeship agreement meant you had to leave your family and move in with a “master”?…

How do you make career choices when you’re young?

Does choosing one option over another: sixth form over college, national diploma over A-levels limit your future opportunities? What happens if you choose one pathway and then in a few years’ time change…

Women in STEM

Despite statistics which show that at GCSE level female students of the sciences outperform their male counterparts at A* – C, and even though a similar proportion of males and females take GCSE Physics,…

Distance Learning — bring the classroom to you

GCSEs, A-levels, Diplomas, HNDs, Foundation Degrees, Honours Degrees and professional qualifications; the levels and types of courses available via distance learning are many. Find out how you can study…

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