Careers Guidance and Inspiration in Schools – Department for Education
After many long awaiting months, the DfE has revisited its statutory guidance around careers education, aimed at governing bodies, school leaders and staff. The complete document can be found here or a really useful synopsis can be read on the Careers Defender blog.
School leaver programmes – the challenges faced by recruiters
The AGR reports on some of the challenges faced in EYs growing School Leaver Programme. Their research has brought up some useful insights into their target audience which we can all relate to and learn from. The article can be read here.
STEM subjects on the increase at UK universities
Research from HEFCE indicates a significant rise (8%) in the last academic year in STEM undergraduates, with the biggest increases being seen in Computer Science and Engineering courses. The Guardian Higher Education Network takes up the story here.
“Careers Advisers: are they unnecessary middle men?”
A story close to all our hearts! News of Mr Gove’s comments reach Australia. Here is what Jim Bright, Professor of Career Education and Development at Australian Catholic University, has to say about it all in The Sydney Morning Herald, courtesy of Careers England.