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Careers guidance and access for education and training providers

05 01.18

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 for action together with commentaries for careers leaders in schools. 

Download now; Careers guidance and access for education and training providers. Statutory guidance for governing bodies school leaders and school staff - (January 2018) 

This statutory guidance is primarily intended for:

And it applies to:

  • local-authority-maintained schools
  • community schools
  • foundation or voluntary schools
  • community or foundation special schools (other than those established in a hospital)
  • academies and free schools
  • pupil referral units (PRUs)

Noted by the Department for Education, "Statutory guidance is issued by law; you must follow it unless there is a good reason not to."

Initially launched at the CDI Annaul Conference, the CDI also published a formal response to the statutory guidance shortly after the announcement.