What happens when your students don’t secure an apprenticeship? South East Regional College (SERC) are determined to make sure that students can still have the opportunity to gain work experience and develop additional skills.
Vocational Education Exchange Magazine September 2016
Employability and core skills – This month we focus again on the issue of making sure the skills of the student match the needs of the employer. We have some great tips on the subject, fantastic free resources in the form of Employability portfolios and Progress files, as well as fascinating case studies of student’s gaining hands-on experience with big name companies like Coca-Cola and Royal mail. Read on for all this and more.
LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network, with hundreds of millions of members. Here are ten reasons why all students shouldn’t be without a profile.
Find out what happened when students got to work with huge industry giants, Coca-Cola and Royal Mail, with help from South Eastern Regional College (SERC).
Paul McGarrigle from the North West Regional College in Northern Ireland has produced a fantastic Employability skills portfolio and Progress file providing a clear guide to managing and monitoring a student’s employability skills journey.
“We analyse [data] to ask the question, so what? What does this mean for our skills system? What’s it telling us?” – UKCES’ Moira McKerracher explains what they do and how they work to combat skills shortages.
This extensive study by JISC provides an initial exploration of the role of technology in supporting the development of student employability skills – includes ten great case studies and a full report summary .
We have developed this guide to help you and other head teachers, vocational teachers and employers working across the Western Balkans find the best ways to work together towards further development of education.