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04/12/2018

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...

20/11/2018

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...

04/09/2018

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...

28/06/2018

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...

05/01/2018

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...