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  1. They still need to listen more

    They still need to listen more is a report about disabled children and young people's rights  from the Office of the Children's Commissioner.  Article 27 on Work and employment states that "disabled children and young people reported that they faced significant difficulties in accessing paid employment and suitable meaningful unpaid work experience, leaving them...

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    Latest careers resources

    Prospects Education Services catalogue update for 2014-15 lists all the main publications that have recently been launched

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  3. Success at School and Adviza announce new careers advice forum for young people

    The careers guidance charity Adviza has teamed up with Success at School, a new national careers platform, to launch an online careers advice forum for young people.  It will be available nationwide from 1st December 2014 to pupils whose schools sign up on the free website, the forum will...

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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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    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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