Author Archive for Tristram Hooley


Future Talent Campaign

The Careers Sector Stakeholder Alliance have today released a joint statement with a series of employers and employer bodies arguing that effective career suppport for young people can only be provided by a combination of employers and career professionals.

Read the press release on the CSSA Website: Future Talent Campaign.


“Going in the right direction?” Ofsted Careers survey & Bis response documents

Thanks to Russel of the Secondary CEIAG blog for summarising all of the critical careers policy documents released today (Ofsted and the Goverment response). I’ll hopefully get time to read these and write something meaningful about them sometime over the next couple of days.

But, in the meantime, Russel is keeping track of everything that is being put out in response to this.

“Going in the right direction?” Ofsted Careers survey & Bis response documents.


Brilliant CVs: A workshop for iCeGS by Dr Jim Bright

The last few places are still available for the workshop on the 2nd July with Jim Bright at iCeGS. So if you want a place you better move quick!

Brilliant CVs: A workshop for iCeGS by Dr Jim Bright.


Taxonomy of Online Learning Tasks

Taxonomy of Online Learning Tasks.


Demonstrating blogging

We are producing information about pre-college courses


Statement from the Norovian Government

We are all citizens of the Norovian Republic, a forward-thinking European country with ambitious university research departments which are interested in leading European research. At the same time, we respect traditional family values, religious beliefs and our culture. Norovia is a stable, parliamentary democracy, a member of the UN and the Council of Europe, and a new member of the European Union.In this changing climate, we need to look at the controversial issue of stem cell research. We currently have no legislation pertaining to this issue and therefore wish to clarify what the legal situation in respect of stem cell research in our country should be.

In order to gain a clearer understanding of public opinion in Norovia, we intend to hold a Citizens’ Jury to examine this issue.

On the one hand, we appreciate the UK’s position, where research is regulated and creation of human embryos for research purposes is allowed by law, which is said by many to be the way forward for the eradication of genetic diseases.

At the same time, we appreciate the Irish position, whereby the state acknowledges the right to life of the unborn from the moment of conception.

We also understand fully the German position, which takes a more neutral stance on the issue, but we question whether this would provide a suitable solution for our scientists and biotech industry.

It will be the role of the Citizens’ Jury to examine this issue fully, hear evidence from a wide variety of points of view, and make recommendations for the basis of future legislation in Norovia.

This is a unique opportunity to shape a key policy area that has the potential to have a significant impact on the lives of many of our citizens. As both a citizen and a representative of your group’s views, you have a real societal duty to participate fully and try to make sure that your views are represented.





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