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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.


1,000 youngsters flock to jobs fair.   

Caerphilly County Borough Council and Careers Wales hosted a second Live Vacancy Event to coincide with National Apprenticeship Week. The event brought together more than 60 employers and training providers to offer apprenticeships and job opportunities to those aged 16 to 24.


Aberdare man on track for promising career thanks to Careers Wales.   

An Aberdare man who struggled with choosing a career path is now on track for a promising future in the sports industry after receiving help and guidance from Careers Wales.


Around 3,500 young people from all over Powys visited the second Powys Careers Festival at Builth Wells.   

Students from high schools, special schools and further education campuses visited the 2018 festival which was organised by the Positive Pathways Powys Group, where they had the opportunity to talk to more than 110 exhibitors.


Bassaleg School friends land Lloyds apprenticeships with help from Business Class programme   

Two 16-year-old friends and former Bassaleg School students have been offered apprenticeships with Lloyds Bank, thanks to a unique partnership between the business and the school.


Choose Your Future Careers Festival at Aberystwyth University   

Aberystwyth University welcomed pupils from every secondary school in Ceredigion on Tuesday 27 February, for an interactive careers and skills event.    


Careers Reward for Ysgol Hafod Lon   

A Gwynedd Secondary School has got the grade after receiving the prestigious Careers Wales Mark.    


Careers Wales team up with Nissan to inspire next generation of innovators   

The next generation of talented young innovators were challenged at a Careers Wales event to encourage STEM careers.    


Young entrepreneurs put to the test at Business Class CRE8 event  

Teams of year nine pupils from local schools have taken part in a series of business challenges at a Careers Wales event held at Wrexham’s Glyndwr University.  


Minister appoints 2 new members to the Careers Wales Board 

Eluned Morgan, Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning has announced the appointment of Liz Harris and Emma Richards as Members of the Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Ltd (CCDG), trading as Careers Wales Board.


Experience that works for all: Careers Wales pilots new employer engagement model  

Pupils in Wales are set to benefit from a new platform that will link thousands of Welsh employers with schools, to facilitate ongoing opportunities for engagement with employers.


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