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Redland Green School

CASE STUDY: Redland Green School

Download Redland Green School Case Study About the school Redland Green is a high performing secondary academy in Bristol. The school is rated Outstanding by Ofsted and with a progress 8 score of +.29 and Grade 5 or above in English & Maths GCSE at 77% attainment and progress are both very good. CEIAG Programme […]

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CDI UK Career Development Awards

Grofar Win at the UK Career Development Awards 2018

Grofar are extremely proud to receive the award for Best Practice in the Use of Technology in Career Development – Sponsored by the DfE at last nights CDI UK Career Development Awards 2018. “I am very proud to receive the award amongst strong competition on behalf of the entire Grofar team. I am very lucky to […]

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National Careers Week

Grofar is proud to be supporting National Careers Week

The Grofar Pledge “We will help all schools meet Gatsby Benchmark 1 – for FREE” As part of National Careers Week, we will provide: Free access and use to the Grofar careers planning tool developed with the CDI Free webinar training in how to get the best from the tool This will result in a […]

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NCGS 2018

Grofar on tour at the NCGS conferences

Grofar will be on the road bringing the Grofar system to a wider audience as part of the National Career Guidance Shows in February and March. To book your place visit https://prospectsevents.co.uk/ As well as showing our popular FREE career planning tool we will be showing the latest innovations in careers technology to make your […]

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student passport

Student Passport – your views

We are pleased to publish the results of our recent survey regarding “Student digital passports”. Grofar currently has one of the industry leading student passports and this work was undertaken to inform our future developments. What many schools tell us is that they want a digital equivalent of a “Record of Achievement” and that is […]

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UK Career Development Awards 2018

Grofar shortlisted for CDI UK Career Development Award

For the second year running Grofar has been shortlisted for the CDI Best Practice Research and Technology Awards in the category of “Use of technology in Careers development”. We are delighted to be chosen by our peers as providing a system that warrants this recognition and look forward to showing many people the system at […]

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THe Woodroffe School

Grofar student passport competition winner

We are delighted to announce that Mike Holding at Woodroffe school in Lyme Regis Dorset was the happy winner of our competition linked to our recent “Student passport” research. Mike is the Head of Work Related Learning and Enterprise and will be putting Grofar to good use with his students in the coming year. When […]

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UTC Reading

CASE STUDY: UTC Reading

Download UTC Reading Case Study Key Benefits: Reduction of time spent by the careers team centralising data for employer engagement. All key elements in one place to make for easier and more efficient employer engagement tracking. Student ownership and responsibility when completing their passports. Clear and understandable user interface for all key stakeholders. About the […]

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The Downs School

CASE STUDY: The Downs School, Newbury

Download The Downs School Case Study Key Benefits:  Empowers students to take ownership of their career development through the student passport, allowing each student to set future goals and develop of individual plan that grows over time. Provides a central database for businesses, making engagement easier to track and develop. Will allow the school to […]

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Hall Green School

CASE STUDY: Hall Green School, Birmingham

Download Hall Green Case Study Key Benefits: Communication with pupils. Communication with employers. Better administration of events with record of attendance, feedback and staff reviews. Organising an up to date careers plan incorporating the Gatsby Benchmarks. About the school Hall Green is a comprehensive secondary school midway between central Birmingham and Solihull with 900 pupils […]

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