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Assessment Guide for Licensed Awarding Bodies and Assessors

The Quality in Careers Standard has published a new Assessment Guide for Licensed Awarding Bodies and Assessors. Packed with useful information on the assessment framework and the key characteristics of effective assessment, the Assessment Guide...


CDI works with UNISON

We are working with Unison to undertake a salary survey of careers advisers. We already have data from the jobs board and national services in Scotland and Wales. The survey will only take a few minutes to complete - https://www.surveygizmo...


Vacancy for Project Associate (Scotland)

We are looking to appoint a Project Associate to work for two days a month, starting mid-January 2019 through to the end of March 2020, at which point the role will be reviewed. The key aims of the role are to increase the reach of the CDI and g...


Young people feel unprepared for working life

In a world of rapidly changing technological working environments and labour market structure, it is understandable that young people feel at a loss. Especially as the curriculum struggles to keep pace with providing a future-proof skillset. How...


The Budget

The budget sets out the government’s vision for developing new skills needed for the UK’s long-term prosperity and an economy fit for the future. In light of this, many people are angry about both the wording and the sentiment o...