A Level Results Day – For what are we are about to receive may UCAS make us truly fearful…

Or not. Actually it seems that this year things are going pretty well for many, but for those of you haven't quite got what you wanted then please check out my article about next steps. It is on the Daily Mail but I wrote it so it's all good. Also take a moment to check … Continue reading A Level Results Day – For what are we are about to receive may UCAS make us truly fearful…

Keep on rocking in the Free School…

So, a lengthier and more explanatory post will be forthcoming soon enough but those little scamps at my local paper beat me to the punch. After years of moaning I decided it was time to put up or shut up, whilst I have no especial faith in my putting up abilities I have even less … Continue reading Keep on rocking in the Free School…

When it rains, it pours – National Careers Week articles…

As per the title, yesterday turned out to be a fecund period of, well, I won't say journalism, because... you know. BUT. I did manage to get two articles published, one in the Femail section, all about what parents can do to help their kids find their career path and one in the TES, all … Continue reading When it rains, it pours – National Careers Week articles…

Trade your passion for glory.

Oh hi there everyone, long time, little in the way of articles. You know how it is... anyway in amongst all the other noise and clamour I did manage to dash out this effort for Femail. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6688007/From-apprenticeships-gap-years-careers-expert-reveals-paths-teenager-take.html No, no - you're welcome. Enjoy it...

Top tips for your UCAS personal statement.

As Christmas looms, the holidays broaching the horizon there may be a vague sense that you can put your beslippered feet up and enjoy all the promise of the festive season. But. Whilst visions of candy canes may dance in your head and clatters be arising it is also the time of year when many … Continue reading Top tips for your UCAS personal statement.

Well I never. Wellbeing rising.

As well as being a horrendous armchair know it all when it comes to career, university and work preparedness I've also been paying attention to other things education. So much so that I got involved with the TalkHealth Partnership earlier in the year and started writing some blogs about mental wellbeing in students and the … Continue reading Well I never. Wellbeing rising.

Long time, no grouse.

What a lovely seasonal title - although for fans of game hunting I'm afraid you'll be left desperately short of the dark meat you so enjoy. No, no this is a much different sort of grouse,  it is of course the kind of mumbled accusations and mutterings you may also associate with this time of … Continue reading Long time, no grouse.