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How are we helping your named Careers Leader meet the new statutory requirements?

The government’s new Careers Strategy, published in December 2017, formalised the expectation that all schools and colleges should have a named Careers Leader in place by September 2018. Schools should also start using the Gatsby Benchmarks to improve careers provision, including offering every young person seven encounters with employers, and they will be expected to… Read more »


5 strategies to aid reflective practice

Siobhan Neary and  Claire Johnson A key focus for professional practice is the importance of reflection and being a reflective practitioner.  Reflective practice is one of the core competences you are expected to address in initial qualifications for all helping, career and teaching professions and for the career development sector the NOS: CD requires you… Read more »


Delivering outstanding careers provision – Quantity, diversity, quality and context

Careers Leader

David Andrews and Tristram Hooley Why does good quality career support matter? We are learning about our careers all the time. The next time you stand up in front of a class, some students will be deciding that they want to be a teacher or a careers professional, while others will be deciding that this… Read more »