Press Office

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The Career Development Institute is the leading voice for career guidance and development in the UK and has representatives willing and able to comment on key areas of the sector on TV, radio or in the press

If you are a member of the media and wish to interview our President, Board Members or career development professionals please channel initial enquiries through Dan Hope.


T: 01384 376464

Recent Press Releases

Higher Apprenticeship Career Development Professional - Approved  - 10 May 2019

Secretary of State announces more money for careers education but what about the gaps? - 9 October 2018

Career Hubs national press release - 10 July 2018

"Improving careers guidance for young people:revised statutory guidance for schools" - 1 February 2018

"The Career Development Institute welcomes the Government’s new careers strategy but is disappointed about the lack of support for impartial careers guidance" - 4 December 2017

"Career Development Institute welcomes Teach First’s recommendations for the training of careers leaders in schools" - 20 October 2017

"Professionally qualified careers leaders in schools" - 23 August 2017

"Quality body calls for careers strategy to be published" - Careers Management Quality Alliance - 2 August 2017 

"New framework for careers, employability and enterprise to help schools prepare young people to achieve their potential" - 21 January 2016

"One in three schools are not meeting their legal responsibility to provide pupils with independent career guidance"  - 11 August 2015

"CDI announces new President Elect" - 7 August 2015

"A budget for working people, but not if you are a young working person"  - 31 July 2015

"Survey of Career Education and Guidance in Schools and Links with Employers" - 1 June 2015

"Career Development Institute launches new Career Development Sector Progression Pathway" - 26 May 2015

"CDI Manifesto: Face-to-face careers guidance must to available to everyone" - 9 April 2015

"Careers profession welcomes Government’s strengthening of careers guidance in schools" - 27 March 2015

"New Portico jobs board for the Career Development Sector" - 10 February 2015

"Being "Enterprising" is great, if it delivers skills for employability" says leading careers sector body - 10 December 2014

"Vision for the Careers Sector Workforce" - 26 August 2014

"CDI leads revision of the National Occupational Standards: Career Development" - 7 May 2014

"Ministerial Council “fully committed” to all age careers service but “more needs to be done” for schools" - 28 February 2014

"CDI Says DIY Is Not Enough" - 28 February 2014

“Yes, Mr Gove, Careers Advisers are Supermen and Superwomen”    - 27 December 2013