CASE STUDY: Milton Keynes College

Download the Milton Keynes College Case Study THE CHALLENGE: Increasing student engagement on Industry Placements. In the past, students at Milton Keynes often struggled with keeping a placement diary and logging hours – a key element of reporting and meeting the CDF expectations. As CDF funding is required by the college to support their high quality Industry […]

CASE STUDY: Burton and South Derbyshire College

Download the Burton and South Derbyshire College Case Study THE CHALLENGE: Build capacity in the college Work Experience programme. Burton and South Derbyshire College had a target for the 2018/2019 year of 90 students each completing 315 hours of Industry Placements. The following year they needed to double their Industry Placement capacity while also running […]

CASE STUDY: Buckinghamshire College Group

Download the Buckinghamshire College Group Case Study THE CHALLENGE: Too many spreadsheets in too many places. Buckinghamshire College Group was in need of a new centralised system to support their growing Industry Placement programme. Spreadsheets, files and documents were managed individually. Teachers had no easy way of knowing where students were while coordinators were spending […]

CASE STUDY: Activate Learning College Group

Download the Activate Learning Case Study THE CHALLENGE: Find a digital solution to manage Industry Placements. With a view to improving the quality of industry placements and looking towards T-Levels, Activate Learning identified the need for a digital solution to manage, monitor and evidence student placements. To date, Activate Learning had a good process in […]

Careers Silver Bullet?

In Sir John Holman’s 2014, Gatsby report he said that there was no “silver bullet” that would of itself transform the quality of careers advice in schools. Instead, he said schools needed to provide a series of measures to a high standard. His views are based on extensive research in the UK, Canada Germany, Holland, […]