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Apprentice Fact! Did you know Sir Alex Ferguson Started out as an apprentice toolmaker in Glasgow!
 “That education from working with older people is phenomenal. That was a great period of my life, a great period, and it does shape you.”
 

 “This is an ambitious plan and one that we cannot achieve alone. To deliver real change, we need the education, business and careers communities to come together and work in partnership with Government. Only then can we tackle the injustice of people from lower income backgrounds and from disadvantaged regions missing out on the opportunities and experiences that their more affluent counterparts enjoy.” - Careers strategy: making the most of everyone’s skills and Talents. Dec 2017:

“We want every person, no matter what their background is and no matter where they are from, to be able to build a rewarding career. Now we need to work together and capitalise on the network we are building, to provide careers guidance and encounters that are dynamic and link to the real employment opportunities available in the future. In a fast-changing economy, it is essential that we make school and work more closely connected than ever before so young people from all backgrounds have the knowledge, skills and experience to succeed in work. Let’s seize this chance to lead change and make the most of everyone’s skills and talents.” - Careers strategy: making the most of everyone’s skills and Talents. Dec 2017:

At Sky College we support the Government’s aims which were set out in the Careers strategy: making the most of everyone’s skills and Talents. Dec 2017:

The Gatsby Benchmarks are a framework of eight guidelines for good career guidance, developed to support schools in providing students with the best possible careers education, information, advice and guidance. The Government’s Careers Strategy is built around them.

If you’d like to know more about the Gatsby Benchmarks please follow this link:

https://www.careersandenterprise.co.uk/schools-colleges/gatsby-benchmarks