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Our Journey Through Covid and Moving Into Our New Virtual World…

Students want engaging, inspiring and relatable experiences. Teachers want meaningful encounters and online interaction for their students. Employers want to do good and are starting to use volunteers within their businesses more effectively to provide these opportunities for our young people. Accessing a career never felt more accessible!

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Ways You Can Make Money over a Summer in Lockdown

I get it: you might have been put on furlough, made redundant or your summer placement may have been cancelled. Or perhaps you’re just looking for a way to make quality use of your summer when you’re not enjoying the sun, or even whilst you’re doing so. There are so many ways that you can […]

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Positive things to do this summer

Written by Katy Sheridan School is nearly over for the year, or it has been for a while if you were meant to be taking your A-levels, and you have a long summer holiday ahead. I’m sure many of you will be rushing out in this lovely weather for picnics with friends you haven’t seen […]

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My Journey As A Digital and Technology Degree Apprentice at IBM

Meet Allaina Santosh, undertaking a Digital and Technology Degree Apprenticeship with IBM, and a member of the Pathway CTM Student Advisory Board. Here she gives a snapshot into her life as an apprentice. Interviewed by Krishna Solanki. Could you go into some detail about what you generally do during the day as a Digital and Technology […]

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My Journey As A Network Degree Apprentice at BT

Meet Tom Culley, undertaking a Network Degree Apprenticeship with BT, and a member of the Pathway CTM Student Advisory Board. Here Tom gives a snapshot into his life as an apprentice. Interviewed by Krishna Solanki. What do you generally do on a day-to-day basis as a Network Degree Apprentice? Currently, I’m a network engineer working […]

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My Career Path To A Technology Degree Apprenticeship

Interviewed by Krishna Solanki Meet Destiny O’Shaughnessy, who is undertaking a Technology Degree Apprenticeship with Accenture and is a member of the Pathway CTM Student Advisory Board. Here she discusses her insight and experiences as an apprentice. What does a typical day look like as a Technology Degree Apprentice?A typical day for me varies, although […]

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My Thoughts On The Journey Of An Olympian

Written by Krishna Solanki Having watched the webinar with former badminton world champion Gail Emms MBE, which Pathway CTM hosted on the 24th April, I was struck by the sheer drive and motivation that she mentioned having whilst working towards her tournaments, and it inspired me to consider ways in which I could implement those […]

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Journey To A Surveying Apprenticeship

Meet Ali Siddiqi, an Apprentice Surveyor for JLL, and a member of The Pathway CTM Student Advisory Board. Ali shares his journey from 6th Form to Apprentice. What does your day look like as an Apprentice Surveyor? As an apprentice, I work at the JLL headquarters for 4 days each week, studying my degree on […]

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Week 6 In Review

The online delivery at Pathway CTM continues into week 6 of lockdown and schools not being (properly) open. Our webinar workshops are consistently being uploaded to our YouTube channel and we now have in place a podcast to showcase the most relevant podcast for teachers and parents, to listen to. This week we have uploaded […]

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From East London To The City!

Tell us about yourself and your Apprenticeship I am Mahmood Ally and I am currently on a 4.5 year Accounting and Taxation degree apprenticeship with EY, where I am currently working in the Assurance service line. Assurance is where we would work with large household companies and the government to help them publish accurate financial […]

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How Do I Decide What’s Next?

What odd times we are living in. I mean seriously odd. But amongst all this madness, why not take some time to stop and pause – have a proper think about what it is you want to do once you leave school, and the pathway you’re going to pursue to get there. There are hundreds […]

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Week 5 in review: Influencers, Work Experience & Olympians

Week 5 kicked off with a mindfulness session delivered with Pret a Manger, that proved to be receptive amongst our student network. I hope this session resource (found on our YouTube channel, link at end of blog), can get lots more use from our community, as we take into consideration the impact that isolation is […]

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