What’s in UKIPs manifesto about careers

Adventures in Career Development


I’ve written about UKIP before. At the time I concluded that they had little to say about the issues that I was interested in (careers, education, employment). My expectation was that with all of the scrutiny that they’ve received over recent months that the level of detail and sophistication of their policy would have improved. Unfortunately this doesn’t seem to be the case.

The ordering of the topics in the UKIP manifesto is interesting. Immigration, pensions, social care and the NHS all appear much higher up in the document than in the other manifestos while education and employment are much lower. My guess is that this reflects UKIPs older constituency and their main concerns.

On education there is a lot of rhetoric about reducing bureaucracy and improving standards. However there is a promise to remove SATs at key stage 1 and a policy about removing sex education from primary…

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Some have called me a leader, and a entrepreneur, they say I have integrity, presence and skills to ensure continuous improvement and success in whatever challenges I face. They also tell me that I am positive, resilient and motivating. I say, I'm just a normaI guy from Gateshead in the North of England, who started as an apprentice engineer. I have been in the right place at the right time and in the wrong place at the wrong time! I have successfully initiated and led complex organizations and situations to completion and success, and I have been in some jobs where success seemed untouchable. Mainly though, I have tried to learn everyday, help people to progress and learn the skills they need to be successful. I have had the privilege of working with some great people locally across the UK and more recently internationally in Asia, Europe and now USA, where I am lucky enough to work for www.3aaa.co.uk where I am head of 3aaa USA. This website is just me having an outlet to talk about all those thoughts, ideas and things I learn that pass through my head every day when I face the challenge of doing business. I will also rant on about how great apprenticeships are, and how you can help change peoples lives through them. After all thats how I got to do the great things that I have done, and also I am still an apprentice everyday! All I ask is that if you find it interesting then leave a comment and share what you read. THANK YOU.

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