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  1. Understanding the link between employers and schools and the role of the National Careers Service

    This report prepared for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills by the Institute for Employment Research at the University of Warwick focuses on employer-engagement with schools and colleges and the role of the National Careers Service in facilitating such links. It was completed in October but only published after...

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    A new ‘careers and inspiration’ company given £20 million to spend on mobilising employers

    The Participation and Careers unit at the DfE has written to a number of individuals and organisations it consulted recently on how to support schools in implementing the new careers guidance duty. Here is an extract from the email. "Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for Education, has today announced that Christine...

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  3. Careers of the Future

    Careers of the Future is a UKCES report using data from 'LMI for All' that is aimed at those supporting young people as they move into the world of work.  By analysing skills gaps and shortages, projected job vacancies and other factors, the report profiles 12 jobs which are likely to be attractive...

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    ASPIRES-2 - 14-19 year olds

    The ESRC-funded ASPIRES -2 project based at King's College, London will track the science and career aspirations of a previously studied cohort for the next five years of their lives

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    Regional careers magazines and downloads for young people and those who help them on the careersworld website

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    Post 16: University access scheme of work

    Seven adaptable 45-minute lessons and pdf resources on key factors to consider when applying to university - Downloadable from The Brilliant Club website

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    The UK Register of Career Development Professionals

    To achieve 'registered professional' status, you need to be a member of the Career Development Institute and to hold an approved qualification in careers guidance (at level 6 or above). As a fully registered...

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    Videos: icould

    An online library of free careers videos on the icould website


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  1. The Giver

    Or what if, Jonas went on, almost laughing at the absurdity, people were allowed to choose their own jobs? Dystopian novels of the future for young adults provide rich source material for getting pupils to think more deeply about their lives, choices and transitions. The Giver by the American children’s...

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  2. Careers guidance in a spin

    The spin that the government has put on what it has done to improve careers guidance for young people in its response to the Education Select Committee’s follow-up inquiry on careers guidance is truly breath-taking (3rd July). Here is a flavour of it: “The government is determined to remain focused...

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  3. Humility: the quality of being humble

    Elizabeth Whicheloe, a cherished colleague, urged me to listen to the commencement address by Sau Lan Wu at Vassar College where her grand-daughter is one of this year’s graduating students. Professor Wu, a distinguished particle physicist, has participated in the discoveries of the charm quark, the gluon, and the Higgs...

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