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  1. Careers guidance for young people: follow-up

    The Education Committee has launched a follow-up to its inquiry into careers guidance for young people (Careers guidance for young people: The impact of the new duty on schools) in January 2013.  A memorandum from the Department for Education on implementation of the Committee’s recommendations and developments since the report has...

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  2. Careers Guidance in Schools and Colleges

    The Career Development Institute (CDI) commissioned David Andrews to write a best practice guide for schools and colleges on commissioning career guidance services. It includes a series of templates to help schools work through the commissioning process in a structured way. The guide also includes sections on the CDI and the UK Register of...

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  3. CBI calls on the government to restore work-related learning at KS4

    The CBI’s new position paper on gender diversity in the workplace has some harsh words to say to the government, schools and the career development sector about their collective failure to challenge gender stereotyping through careers advice and work-related learning. These damming comments follow close on the heels of Lord...

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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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    careersworld

    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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    • Professional Development
    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. 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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  2. 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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  3. Doors Open Toronto

    For one weekend at the end of May every year over 150 public buildings in Toronto throw open their doors to the public. It’s a unique opportunity for people to see inside buildings that are important to the life of the city but which are normally closed to them. Many...

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Events

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August

Friday 22nd

  1. 18:30 start
  2. 13:00 ends on Sun 24th

British Stammering Association National Conference, Glasgow

  • Conference
  • Cathedral Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK

September

Tuesday 9th

Wednesday 10th

  1. 09:30 start
  2. 17:30 ends on Fri 12th

Tuesday 16th

  1. 10:00 start
  2. 16:00 end

Thursday 18th

  1. 10:00 start
  2. 16:00 end

Tuesday 23rd

  1. All Day
  2. ends on Sat 27th
  1. 10:00 start
  2. 16:00 end

Strengthening Careers Education and Guidance in Schools

  • Conference
  • North Petherton, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 6QA, UK

Friday 26th

Tuesday 30th

  1. 09:00 start
  2. 16:45 end

October

Wednesday 1st

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Strengthening Careers Education and Guidance in Schools

  • Conference
  • 245 Broad Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B1 2HQ, UK

Wednesday 8th

November

Wednesday 5th

Thursday 13th

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  2. 17:00 ends on Sat 15th

The Skills Show 2014, NEC Birmingham

  • Show
  • NEC Energy Services, 190 Boldmere Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B73 5UE, UK

Monday 17th

  1. All Day
  2. ends on Tue 18th

CDI Annual Conference

  • Conference
  • 99 Gordon Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City G1 3TA, UK

Thursday 20th

  1. 13:00 start
  2. 13:00 ends on Fri 21st

Friday 21st

  1. All Day
  2. ends on Sat 22nd

Skills London 2014

  • Excel London, London E16 1XL, UK

February

Thursday 26th

  1. 09:30 start
  2. 15:00 end

National Careers Guidance Show North (Leeds)

  • Show
  • Elland Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS11 0ES, UK

March

Wednesday 4th

  1. 09:30 start
  2. 15:00 end

National Careers Guidance Show London (Olympia)

  • Show
  • Kensington High Street, London W8 6SU, UK

Monday 9th

Wednesday 11th

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National Careers Guidance Show Central (Leicester)

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  • Filbert Way, Leicester LE2 7FQ, UK

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  • Cathedral Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK
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  1. 18:30 started on Fri 22nd
  2. 13:00 ends on Sun 24th

British Stammering Association National Conference, Glasgow

  • Conference
  • Cathedral Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK
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24th August 2014

  1. 18:30 started on Fri 22nd
  2. 13:00 ends on Sun 24th

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