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What are we doing and why?

What are we doing and why?

Hi!  I'm Kate and I've been in education since 1998, first working as a Teacher of English as a Foreign Language, then working in Young Offenders' Institutes, before entering main-stream education in 2005.  I'm a secondary school teacher whose passion has...

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Why I’m Invested In This.

Why I’m Invested In This.

I'm a teacher, but I was also once a student. I knew what I wanted to be - until I got Careers' Advice in school. What's my story? In the 1990s I was in Secondary School. I was doing pretty well, too. I was predicted a pile of As and A*s, I took Latin in my...

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Facts to Feed Change.

Facts to Feed Change.

We like to deal with facts, which is why we think it’s important to share the cold hard truths that have fed our mission to date, and perhaps, in some way, light a spark in all of you to get involved in the project any way you can.  FACT: Stereotypes are embedded...

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Why this? Why now?

Why this? Why now?

Roots to grow and wings to fly. Today my son started school; he ran energetically laughing towards his education and he didn’t look back. And as I took that slow walk back to my very VERY quiet house I thought more about this project. I felt compelled to put into...

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How To Talk (About Careers) So Kids Will Listen…

How To Talk (About Careers) So Kids Will Listen…

Taking him to work... Weird, weird times. Whether, like me, you're a 'key worker' but doing it from home (teaching), a furloughed worker, self-employed and waiting for good government news, or one of the many other reasons so many of us are home when we're not 'meant'...

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How Working From Home Can Make Us Better People.

How Working From Home Can Make Us Better People.

Flexibility can only be a good thing. It’s the end of a very long week for many people, I imagine! But here is a little ray of sunshine for those of you who might need it.  When this is over, I believe the spirit of the working world will be kinder, more...

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On The Radio

On The Radio

Charlie and I appeared on BBC Radio Shropshire last week to talk about 1001jobs. Just monkeying in the car before the studio... I've never been on the radio before! Well, I have hosted a student takeover of Heart FM before, but my students did all the talking......

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Women In Business

Women In Business

Meeting, planning, plotting... Thanks to JOVA for hosting our meeting - and all the food and drinks! On Saturday, co-founder Anna and I met up to plan our strategy for 1001jobs.org.uk, ably assisted by much tea, coffee, bits of paper, laptops, phones, and other...

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