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Have Your Say - Higher Apprenticeship: Career Development Professional

Higher Apprenticeship Standard: Career Development Professional It is great news that the Employers’ Group working on the new Higher Apprenticeship Standard for Career Development Professionals, is ready to receive feedback from caree...


Concern over schools being slow to let external providers talk to pupils

The impact of a new law which forces schools to allow training organisations the chance to speak to pupils about technical qualifications and apprenticeships will be reviewed by the DfE. The government has commissioned the Association of Employm...


Careers guidance and access for education and training providers

Published by the Department for Education on 5th January 2018, the new statutory guidance for careers is now available to download. Titled "Careers guidance and access for education and training providers", this briefing summarises key points fo...


Challenge the Impossible – Improving schools careers provision

Teach First has launched a major report calling for every secondary school to have a trained careers leader. The report makes five recommendations: They propose that: all schools should have a trained careers leader; the Government should seed-f...


New survey shows for the first time a link between engagement with the world of work and attainment in primary schools

A new survey published this month by the charity Education and Employers (PDF) found that 90% of primary school teachers thought that engaging children with employers/employees and the world of work has an impact on their academic...