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    Careers education: International literature review

    In a welcome move, the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published the results of a literature review into the outcomes of careers education. The EEF is a charity which identifies and funds educational innovations to address the needs of disadvantaged children and young people in England. The review commissioned from...

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  2. What should be in the government’s careers strategy?

    The launch of the government’s new careers strategy is expected shortly but may yet suffer the same fate as the government’s life chances strategy which was put on hold after the referendum vote (http://www.cypnow.co.uk/cyp/news/1157966/life-chances-strategy-shelved-after-brexit-vote). Nevertheless, the Sub-Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy comprising Members from the Education Committee and...

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  3. Careers and Enterprise Company first annual review published

    Launching The Careers & Enterprise Company: Joining the Dots, First Annual Roundup, Chief Executive Claudia Harris said "I want to thank all involved – the one thousand new businesses that are now working with schools through our Enterprise Adviser network; the 73 Enterprise Coordinators and 850 senior executives who have volunteered...

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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. 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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    The tide turns again

    Happy New Year! We now have a minister in office who takes careers education and guidance seriously. The tide is beginning to turn in favour of having proper careers provision in our schools again! The government has at last heeded the highly vocal lobby of employers, employers’ organisations, charities, Ofsted...

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  3. The Tony Watts Reader – A review by Phil Jarvis

    "I believe that career guidance has a critical role to play if the new post-industrial era is to offer more fulfilling lives for more people than the industrial era has. The old model has served some of us well. But for many it has limited the extent of the opportunities...

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