Latest Educators News
COA Enhancements 4th January 2019
We’d like to let you know about some improvements that we’ve made to help users get the most out of our products. We’re always looking to improve our service offering and to implement enhancements which will make programme administration both faster and easier to use. Your feedback is always welcome.
Should Schools Be Given An Ofsted Rating For Careers Advice? 25th October 2018
At a recent committee of MPs, it was suggested that schools should be specifically rated by Ofsted on the quality of their careers advice. This would be a significant development for the CIEAG industry, and for schools as a whole.
Should Schools Have A Dedicated Careers Adviser? 12th October 2018
The new statutory guidance on careers education, published by the DfE, was published at the start of this year. It reflects the government’s new careers strategy, and changes the ways that schools are expected to carry out their careers education.
Do Schools Have Time To Concentrate On Careers? 11th October 2018
In a recent event in London, the Department for Education’s team leader, Maria Sciara, faced challenges about schools’ ability to prioritise careers education.
Are Russell Group Universities Always the Best Choice? 3rd October 2018
Russell Group universities have a great reputation. They’re elite universities who receive a large portion of the UK’s research funding, and attract high quality staff. But, are Russell Group universities always the right choice for your students?
4 Ways to Use League Tables to Help Your Students Make the Right Choice about Higher Education 13th September 2018
To help you make the best use of league tables, we’ve come up with 4 different ways that you can integrate league tables into your careers delivery.
An interview with David Andrews, OBE 19th July 2017
David Andrews typifies the kind of expertise and partner that makes COA one of the leaders in careers guidance.
Getting ahead in careers with Isobel Tyndale-Brown 7th July 2017
Not many careers guidance professionals set out to work in the field, and that was certainly the case for Isobel Tyndale-Brown. Her path to a multi-disciplinary role at Woodbridge School in Suffolk was via a stint as a make-up entrepreneur and teaching in a gang school in the United States.