I’m Writing a Book – The Ganbaru Guide

I don’t really do new years resolutions. My one for 2017 was to not be single. We all know how well that’s gone.

What I do love, however, is projects. I really enjoyed the things I did last year – mainly creating Yes We Camb and the #Cbgtown Indoor Market, and I wanted to focus my projects so that they all follow the theme that I’m passionate about, mainly helping and inspiring young people, and making the community a better place. [Read more…]

EduChat: Why It’s Important To Speak With Students About Your Career

Cambridge Uk

Having dinner with a friend the other night, he told me that his company recently took on a work experience student. I know that his company had been very closed to engaging with young people before, having previously tried to encourage the company to take on work experience students, or apprentices. I asked him what changed the boss’ mind?

He was a governor at the school the student came from. [Read more…]

EduChat: “Young People Are So Entitled”

Kew Gardens Autumn

I’d like to start writing more about working with young people, careers, and skills gaps. Basically about my work. The content I do about my job on Instagram tends to be very well received so many it will do on here as well. If there are any other educators out there I’d love to start connecting to discuss these topics!

The other week I was in a sixth form college, giving talks on Labour Market Information, which is one of the Gatsby Benchmarks for good careers education. Normally, in other schools, I’ll be talking to students about where there are gaps in local skills, on the salaries they can expect in different local fields and what sectors are thriving in and around Cambridge. [Read more…]

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