At age 16, I was happy with my GCSE results and pleased that I had got into Sixth Form, but I was still unsure about the prospect of university. Throughout school, I knew that having a degree would increase employability so I chose to study Business, Spanish, Maths and Psychology at A-Level as I thought this broad range of subjects would increase my options. However, after a year whilst studying A-Levels, I decided it wasn’t the right path for me as I did not enjoy the teaching style or the exams and the idea of going to university became more blurred.Leaving School
Temperatures are gettingwarmer,sea levels are getting higher and news headlines are looking bleaker. There is no doubt that as young people, we will have to live with the damage caused by previous generations.
However, we can make our voices heard.Active citizensare not known for sitting around and doing nothing about it. This month, we speak to four volunteers who have taken that extra step to make a positive difference for our planet – and why they think it’s important.
Turning bread into beer to tackle food waste
You’ve got your revision plan and the content you need to study. You’ve got your methods sorted and you’re raring to go. When exam season hits, it’s wonderful to have all of this in place; but what is just as important, if not more important, is remaining focused during exam season. It would be a huge shame to do all of the groundwork and then lose focus at the most crucial stage.
Here are Pearson College London’s 7 ways to stay focused during exam season…
1. Find a quiet place
Welcome to the fourth blog in the partnership between Not Going to Uni and Diosa Coaching. Today i am going to focus on partners, teachers, career advisers and guardians – anyone who is in a position where you have influence over young people’s decision making!
It’s a tough role to be in – you have unlimited opportunities for advice and guidance and with so many options and variables to consider it can feel overwhelming.
When you’re looking to transition from education to employment, you need to display your transferable skills in your CV, showcasing your relevancy for your chosen career path.
But you don’t need work experience to have workplace skills.
Valuable skills can be gained through school work, voluntary employment or any hobbies and interests, so be creative when finding skills to include.
Below are 5 key skills you should incorporate into your CV, if you want to secure your dream career.
If you’re about to go on an interview for the first time, there are a few things you need to know beforehand. You may feel really nervous at the beginning, but the key to a successful experience is to practice interviewing ahead of time, prepare yourself for the interview, dress appropriately, and try to stay calm.
Apprenticeships combine working, earning and learning and allow apprentices to learn in a practical manner to gain a qualification alongside work experience. However, earning a salary, getting a qualification and experiencing the workplace are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the opportunities you can get from an apprenticeship.