Advice March 2017
The National STEM Learning Network offers a unique STEM Insight programme for staff in schools and colleges to experience STEM-related work in industrial or university settings. Candidates take part in a placement, supported by face-to-face and online CPD.
Advice November 2016
The Careers & Enterprise Company, in partnership with The Gatsby Foundation, has launched Compass, a new online tool for schools to evaluate and monitor improvements in their careers education against eight benchmarks.
Advice October 2016
Following the recent Education Endowment Foundation literature review on the impact of careers-related education, Education and Employers Research is exploring how pupils respond to their participation in employer engagement activities and its impact on academic achievement.
The new UCAS Tariff is being introduced for the 2017 application cycle. This means that learners applying to university from September 2016 will use new tariff points.
Advice December 2015
In response to requests from school leaders and potential teachers ASCL has produced a simple guide on the current routes into teaching.
Advice October 2015
Are you working as a self-employed consultant, a sole trader, a business partnership or as your own limited company?
Advice July 2015
Claudia Harris, Chief Executive, The Careers & Enterprise Company, writes to ASCL members to share early plans and seek input and collaboration.
Leader article May 2015
Karleen Dowden explains the thinking behind a new foundation code on Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) and highlights how schools and colleges are collaborating with employers to enrich their students’ careers education.
Advice March 2015
The Foundation Code has been developed, and is fully supported by ASCL, AoC, 157 Group, ATL, AELP, PPC and SFCA who represent schools, colleges and independent learning providers across England.
Advice September 2014
An in-depth study of careers advice and support for young people Edit | Delete reveals massive variation across England. It shows that in one region there are 134 careers providers whilst in another there is one.
Advice September 2014
New guidance on careers education for further education and sixth form colleges has been published by the DfE and BIS. The guidance is designed to sit alongside the statutory and non-statutory departmental advice for schools issued in April 2014.
Leader article July 2014
Close links with employers can pay dividends for schools and colleges in terms of introducing young people to the working world and to the skills and qualities that will make them employable in the future, as Karleeen Dowden explains.
Guidance paper May 2014
Ofsted recommended in its Going in the Right Direction? Careers Guidance in Schools from September 2012 report that the government should provide clear and more explicit guidance to schools.
Advice April 2014
Careers engagement: a good practice brief for leaders of schools and colleges is published in partnership between NFER, ASCL, ATL and the 157 Group of colleges who have come together to support schools and colleges to help young people to take charge of their careers and futures.
ASCL General Secretary, Brian Lightman, received a copy of a letter from Vince Cable, the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) last week stressing that he did not mean to cause offence by stating in a speech about careers guidance that “teachers do not know anything about the
Advice March 2014
The challenge of providing accurate, impartial and objective careers guidance to young people has never been greater. Young people face a bewildering range of career opportunities and have access to an equally bewildering amount of information of variable quality.