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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...


Labour market statistics

The labour market figures published on 14 June point to a strong and stable labour market, and jobs for the many and not the few with the employment rate at a historic high and the unemployment rate at a 40-year low. The downside is a continuati...


Manifesto for the General Election 2017

Just ahead of the Conservative Party, the Career Development Institute (CDI) launched its own manifesto comprising eight major proposals which, when implemented, will promote a step change in careers advice and guidance for young people and adul...