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  1. Success as a knowledge economy needs career development professionals

    The Success as a knowledge economy Government White Paper has implications for us as careers practitioners. The overriding purpose of the Whiter Paper is to demonstrate the Government’s support for business-led innovation to take new thinking and ideas from our universities and turn them into new products and services that...

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  2. Getting to grips with the STEM careers toolkits

    The National STEM Learning Centre has launched its STEM careers toolkits to help primary and secondary phase teachers with embedding careers awareness in the curriculum. Curriculum embedding of careers is an important issue which means that these toolkits are more than just a resource for teachers of STEM subjects, they...

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  3. Careers and work experience provision found wanting

    ASPIRES 2, based at King’s College London, is the second phase of a ten-year longitudinal research project studying young people's science and career aspirations. The project’s latest short report highlights the findings of their national survey of 13,421 Year 11 students in respect of their reported experiences of, and satisfaction...

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    Framework for Careers, Employability and Enterprise Educatiomn

    This new framework (November 2015) updates and replaces the ACEG Framework so it is reassuringly familiar! Supplementary resources are available at http://www.thecdi.net/New-Careers-Framework-2015 

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    Central London Careers Hub

    Andy Gardner's Central London Careers Hub offers half-day occupational and labour market information seminars in central London for career development practitioners on a wide range of topics  

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    CEG in Ofsted school inspections from September 2015

    Read the Cegnet briefing on how Ofsted inspects careers advice and guidance in schools

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    Business in the Community

    BITC runs and supports initiatives to involve responsible businesses in preparing young people for the world of work 

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  1. HE careers websites – More about marketing than matching?

    I ran a session on HE comparison websites and tools at the CRAC Decisions at 18 conference yesterday. To prepare for it, I looked at over 70 websites and programs, most of which had some very good features but there were some that troubled me because they were not well-maintained,...

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  2. Belonging, being, becoming

    The purpose of careers education in schools and colleges is often treated as being self-evident. We’re too busy getting on with the job to give it much thought. The problem with that is it leaves too many assumptions unexamined and unchallenged. If you believe the current policy rhetoric, for example,...

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  3. FutureLearn for your future career

    Yesterday, I saw a glimpse of the future of careers education! FutureLearn were at the BETT exhibition and ran a seminar for school and college leaders on MOOCS – Massive Open Online Courses. Yvette Bellis from Bullers Wood School spoke eloquently about how students in her school are using FutureLearn’s...

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