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In our work with young people, we know how important it is to see relatable role models in jobs and in business and how Black people want to see more role models from their community. Seeing people from a similar background to you succeeding and working in different types of jobs helps shape a...
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The SEND team at C+K do a fantastic job providing inspiring careers information, advice and guidance to young people with special educational needs and disabilities. We asked Ursula Parker, a C+K SEND careers adviser to provide us with an inside view:
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The MyDirections careers platform has now been rolled out to schools and colleges across Calderdale and Kirklees. This means every student aged between 14-19 can have the opportunity to explore potential careers and be inspired to plan their future directions.
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Last month we published our Q2 Quarterly Monitoring Report 2021/22 (July-September) for Calderdale Council and Kirklees Council.
With many students missing out on the opportunity to experience the world of work, WOW brings the workplace directly to pupils. Students can undertake a number of specially created modules and watch videos by employers who provide a unique insight into their organisations. All content has been...
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There is no such thing as a typical 'young person'. They come in all shapes and sizes, each one influenced by a multitude of factors including their academic ability, homelife, peer groups, health and personal circumstances. Even identical twins can have widely contrasting careers...
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Life as a Careers Adviser in the education team with C+K Careers has always been fairly cyclical with this time of year focussing especially on Y11 students, helping them to prepare for the transition to post compulsory education whether it be 6th form, college or an apprenticeship. We visited the...
MyDirections is a 24/7 digital careers platform. It has been designed to help young people plan their future by exploring multiple career options, stimulating discussions and being inspired by engaging and interactive content. It is underpinned by our over 25 years experience of providing careers...
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We are a team of over 100 committed professionals all playing their part in inspiring young people and adults to maximise their careers opportunities. Our front line careers advisers are the most visible, but we also have a number of other teams that deliver essential work every day. Here are our...
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C+K manages the NEET contracts for Calderdale Council and Kirklees Council We are proud to say that both local authorities are currently placed the top performing quintile – Q1. But how did we do it?

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