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WCIB - 5th Dec 2017

Providing parents with ideas and information about technology can help encourage and support them to support their children with careers advice.

WCIB - 4th Dec 2017

Science, like technology, is no longer gender-specific or even age-specific. Instead, educators, carers, and role-models must spot potential and feed the flames of curiosity.

Sarah Shaw - 17th Jun 2016

Discover how an English degree has led to lots of great jobs and counting.

WCIB - 17th Jun 2016

For many young people, parents are career adviser and chief cheerleader as they explore their options.

WCIB - 3rd May 2016

Parents are taking action on education. But action needs to extend beyond tests for six year olds. We need to talk about career education for our 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 year olds.

WCIB - 20th Jan 2016

Choosing a career path in the charity sector can be rewarding but the pay can be a barrier to saving for the future. Maria shares her reality of why it is important to consider financial security.

WCIB - 16th Dec 2015

Even when you really, really want a job it doesn't always turn out the way you thought it would. Meka, an entrepreneur shares her experience of how a great decision turned out to be a big mistake.

WCIB - 14th Dec 2015

Sodexo's Jane Bristow talks to WCIB about flexible working and why it's an important issue for young people and employers.

WCIB - 3rd Dec 2015

A recruitment consultant shares her story of the career mistake she made in her first job.

WCIB - 3rd Dec 2015

We now have a YOUTH BLOGS section and are delighted to be working with Girls Talk London to bring you a series of people who will share their career mistakes in short, snappy blogs.

WCIB - 30th Nov 2015

A dad shares his views on jargon in career education. He says we all need to talk more and learn more about jobs we know nothing about.

Sarah Shaw - 8th Oct 2015

Technology is part of our lives but for parents knowing what to encourage and what to limit can be dilemma. Sarah Shaw a WCIB consultant shares her recent experience as parent and education manager,

WCIB - 18th Sep 2015

Sometimes things are best left as they are, because changing them can create problems. For me, the introduction of a dislike button on Facebook raises alarm bells about bullying and silencing peoples voices.

Sarah Shaw - 24th Jul 2015

The British Library have a once in the life time exhibition running until the 1 September celebrating and reflecting on the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. A special project asked young people to share their ideas for a Magna Carta for the digital age and the results are really interesting.

WCIB - 15th Jun 2015

A week in the life of a WCIB parent. It's all cycling and children with a hint of Yorkshire and Humberside.

WCIB - 8th May 2015

What an election it has been and no matter who you voted for the result is a surprise to lots of people. But their are other surprises like the youngest MP elected in Scotland and a list of resignations. Who knows what will happen next but the message that voting is important is strong.

WCIB - 21st Apr 2015

The whole notion of career is changing and career education needs to keep pace. Helping young people find the best way to begin their journey from school to work is the responsibility of parents, teachers and employers.