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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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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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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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UK Careers Development Awards

Grofar shortlisted for UK Careers Development Awards

We are delighted to have been shortlisted in the “Best Practice in the Use of Technology in Career Development” category of the UK Career Development Awards run by the CDI.  We have strong competition from another great company, SDS, who have been shortlisted twice, once for their ‘My World of Work Live! and also their […]

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Grofar selected for BETT Futures

At Grofar, we are honoured to be selected for BETT Futures, the ‘home for the world’s most inspiring edtech startups’.  Grofar fulfils a long term ambition to help improve the careers service in schools and raise student aspirations. Grofar was founded by members of the trusted, award-winning team that created Schoolcomms. Extensive research performed by Grofar identified how important (and often undervalued) the careers service […]

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‘Careers advice should be a core part of a young person’s schooling’

This week the Government’s Commons Sub-Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy concluded that the lack of good careers provision in schools in England was harming young people’s job choices and having a detrimental effect on the economy. In a report, MPs said: “We recommend that Ofsted introduce a specific judgement on careers information advice and guidance […]

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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, […]

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