Careers

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Number of male teachers in England at all-time low as pay levels drop
New research also raises alarm over lack of minority ethnic senior teaching staff

Michael Savage Policy Editor

07, May, 2022 @12:36 PM

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From bowls club to mushroom farm: how a new generation is reimagining life on the land
Semi-rural Queensland communities are welcoming small-scale farmers with sustainability in their sights

Natascha Mirosch

30, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Brownies to learn coding in bid to involve more girls in technology
Research shows more than half of girls think science and technology careers are preserve of boys

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

28, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UK graduate jobs outnumbered graduates by 1m in 2020, study shows
Universities UK report says 15m graduates working in a labour market that offers 16m graduate-level roles

Richard Adams Education editor

11, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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If you find everyone else boring you only have yourself to blame
Birdwatchers, church-goers and TV addicts are considered dull, according to new research. But this is stereotyping - let’s embrace the mundane

Viv Groskop

19, Mar, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Would-be paramedics hit with £27,500 bill to retrain for vital service
Recruits inspired to become a front-line medic are excluded from vital funding

Anna Tims

13, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘If you’ve handled an opera director, you can handle a five-year-old’: creatives who changed jobs during the pandemic
Covid has devastated the arts, with many professionals forced to seek work elsewhere: as teachers, coders … and wine tasters. How have they found it?

Andrew Dickson

01, Feb, 2022 @8:00 AM

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I'm 53 and want to be able to say I love my life. How do I begin, starting from here? | Leading questions
In midlife and mid-pandemic, our connective ties can feel loose, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith. Rebinding them requires commitment

Eleanor Gordon-Smith

27, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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I am beset by poisonous comparisons. How can I stop wasting my time on them? | Leading questions
Try to covet what you already have, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon Smith, instead of feeling shame at what you lack

Eleanor Gordon-Smith

06, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Young people in the UK: would you run for MP?
We’d like to hear what would motivate young people to consider a career as an MP, and what they would change about the current system

Guardian community team

10, Nov, 2021 @1:23 PM

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‘The pandemic lit a fire inside me’: how three high-fliers retrained as garden designers
From the lawyer turned landscaper to the pilot who won a flower show prize, meet three career-switching gardeners

Donna Ferguson

16, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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My fear of rejection and failure is just crippling. Is there any way for me to handle this? | Leading questions
Fearing what’s to come can be overwhelming, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith, but facing that fear is a goal in itself

Eleanor Gordon-Smith

29, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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