Tag Archives: Government

Minister joins in celebration of voluntary sector

The Minister for Civil Society, Brooks Newmark, visited various organisations for volunteers in the district. Mr. Newmark, MP for Braintree, Essex, was in Cumbria to hear more about achievements in the third, or voluntary, sector, and events were held at the Outward Bound centre, Howtown, and, at Cumbria Council for Voluntary Service and Cumbria‚Äôs Third […]

Oftsed – Careers Guidance in schools not working well enough

Since September 2012, secondary schools have been legally responsible for securing access to independent and impartial careers guidance for all their students in Years 9 to 11. Yesterday Ofsted published a report on the current state of Careers Guidance finding that over three-quarters of secondary schools were failing to provide adequate careers guidance for their […]