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Cardiff and Vale College wins Careers Wales Mark for its commitment to employability.   

The College has achieved the Careers Wales Mark. The award is designed to recognise a commitment to continuous quality improvement in educational institutions to meet the Welsh Government’s requirements set out in the Careers and World of Work: a framework for 11 to 19-year-olds.


School pupils put to the test in Business Class robot challenge  

Teams of pupils from schools in Torfaen and Monmouthshire took part in a series of business challenges at a Careers Wales event held at Eden Education Centre in Abertillery.


First ever apprentice role created for boy from Abergynolwyn thanks to Careers Wales   

A boy from Abergynolwyn who was on an alternative education programme from the age of 14 has secured his dream job thanks to Careers Wales.


Swansea pupils sample future jobs through VR   

More than 3,000 Swansea pupils have been learning about potential future career options at an event hosted at the Waterfront Museum and Swansea’s LC2 leisure centre.


Jobs of the future showcased to pupils as part of new #FutureWorkWales campaign  

A group of Cardiff pupils hear all about the jobs, skills and industries of the future at an event hosted by Careers Wales at Cardiff Metropolitan University’s FabLab


Careers Reward for Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen

A secondary school in Gwynedd is celebrating after winning the prestigious Careers Wales Mark for the first time.


Number of Welsh school-leavers known to be NEET at six-year low

The number of Welsh school-leavers who are known to be NEET is at a six-year low, according to new research published today by Careers Wales.  


Pupils with additional learning needs find out about future careers

North Wales pupils were invited to attend a careers event at Ysgol y Gogarth, Llandudno, this week to find out about the different career opportunities available to them after leaving school.  


Careers Reward for Olchfa Comprehensive School

A Swansea Secondary School has got the grade after becoming one of only a handful of schools in South Wales to receive the prestigious Careers Wales Mark. 


Careers Reward for Ysgol Aberconwy

A Conwy Secondary School has got the grade after receiving the prestigious Careers Wales Mark for the second time. 


Local pupils battle it out in construction challenge   

Students from Tonyrefail School have been crowned winners of the first inter-region construction design challenge hosted by Careers Wales, Business in the Community (BITC) and construction and infrastructure company Morgan Sindall.


Careers Wales’ business partnerships flourish in Ebbw Vale special school .   

A local housing association has been able to provide interview workshops to Pen Y Cwm Special School using the new Careers Wales Education Business Exchange (EBE) platform.


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Choose your Future -Aprenticeships, Risca Leisure Centre.

Time: 10 - 1.00

Aimed at: 17-18 and interested in an Apprenticeship

Careers Wales are pleased to invite you to Choose your Future Apprenticeships, the first interactive apprenticeship, careers and skills event in Islwyn Borough, organised in partnership with Chris Evans, MP for Islwyn. 


Creative Pathways Event, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, North Rd, Cardiff, CF10 3ER.

Time: 10 - 2.30

Aimed at: 14-18 year old Secondary School pupils and Further Education College students.

Careers Wales are pleased to invite you to the Choose Your Future Creative Pathways event, an interactive careers event focusing on the Creative Sector. Located in the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, one of Cardiff’s most iconic cultural and creative hubs.  


What Next? Choose your Future Merthyr, Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre, CF48 1UT.

Time: 9.30 - 1.00

Aimed at: Pupils with additional learning needs.

Local employers, colleges and training providers will be on hand for pupils to have a go at activities that will help improve confidence, develop new skills and increase their understanding of the world of work. 

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