Community

Ideas are built from sharing and discussing information.


Our blogs aim to help parents and carers explore the world of work beyond their own career experiences. Getting up-to-date information enables us all to better support and guide young people on their training and career opportunities. 





  

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.

WCIB - 11th Sep 2015

WCIB are launching a business led community to fund and drive forward our activity for the 2015/16 school year. Businesses of all sizes are invited to pay a membership of £100 to £2500 and join us to deliver three editions to all Year 7 and S1 students in the UK. Action is the answer to growing a pipeline of career idea information which can begin with our i-ZINES.

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 - 26th Jun 2015

WCIB is delighted to announce that for the 2015/16 school year we will be producing a single edition for 13-15 year old students and their parents. We have listened to the requests from teachers, careers advisers, businesses and parents who want more. We will be making a small charge per copy to schools while we will continue to provide FREE editions for the 12 year olds. If you are interested in placing an order please contact us for a form orders@whatcouldibe.org

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.

Caroline Pickard - 21st Apr 2015

Sitting down for dinner is a social time when we all get a chance to talk about the day, our ideas and a multitude of other things. It is not to be missed suggests this parent.

Caroline Pickard - 21st Apr 2015

Is bossy a good thing or a bad thing, there are mixed messages in the media. Here is one parent's perspective.