Careers 2020: Options for future careers work in English schools

New survey data published today finds that the majority (61%) of teachers and lecturers are worried about the careers service being offered to children leaving school. Commissioned by the Pearson Think Tank, the research also found that nearly a third (31%) of teachers were specifically worried about the quality of advice being provided, commonly citing the closure of services such as Connexions as a factor contributing to their concerns.

The release of these findings coincides with the publication of the Careers 2020 report by The Pearson Think Tank and The International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) at the University of Derby. The report highlights worrying international evidence from other countries including the Netherlands and New Zealand, which witnessed a decline in both the extent and quality of careers work when responsibility and the associated funding was transferred to schools. Last year’s Education Act introduced this new responsibility for all schools in England for the first time but transferred none of the funding.

The report recommends that the implementation of reforms such as the new Statutory Duty and the National Careers Service are carefully monitored and for schools to embed careers work across everything they do, including the curriculum. The Careers 2020 report includes a ‘menu of activities’ for teachers to plan their school-wide approach to careers.

Please use #Careers2020 to discuss the project on Twitter. Coverage in TES here.

You can go up one to the project home page to find out about future stages and the latest news.

Download the full report below, the summary version, the background research or the press release.

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    3 Responses to Careers 2020: Options for future careers work in English schools
    1. Kalsum Akhtar

      I currently hold a 2:2 in Theology, could I do the MA careers guidance course at Derby University.

    2. Kalsum Akhtar

      What are the entry requirements for the MA in Careers guidance?

      • Nicki Moore

        Hi Kalsum do you want to give me a ring on 01332 591578 to discuss this?
        Cheers
        Nicki

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    Careers 2020: Options for future careers work in English schools

    New survey data published today finds that the majority (61%) of teachers and lecturers are worried about the careers service being offered to children leaving school. Commissioned by the Pearson Think Tank, the research also found that nearly a third (31%) of teachers were specifically worried about the quality of advice being provided, commonly citing the closure of services such as Connexions as a factor contributing to their concerns.

    The release of these findings coincides with the publication of the Careers 2020 report by The Pearson Think Tank and The International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) at the University of Derby. The report highlights worrying international evidence from other countries including the Netherlands and New Zealand, which witnessed a decline in both the extent and quality of careers work when responsibility and the associated funding was transferred to schools. Last year’s Education Act introduced this new responsibility for all schools in England for the first time but transferred none of the funding.

    The report recommends that the implementation of reforms such as the new Statutory Duty and the National Careers Service are carefully monitored and for schools to embed careers work across everything they do, including the curriculum. The Careers 2020 report includes a ‘menu of activities’ for teachers to plan their school-wide approach to careers.

    Please use #Careers2020 to discuss the project on Twitter. Coverage in TES here.

    You can go up one to the project home page to find out about future stages and the latest news.

    Download the full report below, the summary version, the background research or the press release.

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      3 Responses to Careers 2020: Options for future careers work in English schools
      1. Kalsum Akhtar

        I currently hold a 2:2 in Theology, could I do the MA careers guidance course at Derby University.

      2. Kalsum Akhtar

        What are the entry requirements for the MA in Careers guidance?

        • Nicki Moore

          Hi Kalsum do you want to give me a ring on 01332 591578 to discuss this?
          Cheers
          Nicki

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      Careers 2020: Options for future careers work in English schools

      New survey data published today finds that the majority (61%) of teachers and lecturers are worried about the careers service being offered to children leaving school. Commissioned by the Pearson Think Tank, the research also found that nearly a third (31%) of teachers were specifically worried about the quality of advice being provided, commonly citing the closure of services such as Connexions as a factor contributing to their concerns.

      The release of these findings coincides with the publication of the Careers 2020 report by The Pearson Think Tank and The International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) at the University of Derby. The report highlights worrying international evidence from other countries including the Netherlands and New Zealand, which witnessed a decline in both the extent and quality of careers work when responsibility and the associated funding was transferred to schools. Last year’s Education Act introduced this new responsibility for all schools in England for the first time but transferred none of the funding.

      The report recommends that the implementation of reforms such as the new Statutory Duty and the National Careers Service are carefully monitored and for schools to embed careers work across everything they do, including the curriculum. The Careers 2020 report includes a ‘menu of activities’ for teachers to plan their school-wide approach to careers.

      Please use #Careers2020 to discuss the project on Twitter. Coverage in TES here.

      You can go up one to the project home page to find out about future stages and the latest news.

      Download the full report below, the summary version, the background research or the press release.

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        3 Responses to Careers 2020: Options for future careers work in English schools
        1. Kalsum Akhtar

          I currently hold a 2:2 in Theology, could I do the MA careers guidance course at Derby University.

        2. Kalsum Akhtar

          What are the entry requirements for the MA in Careers guidance?

          • Nicki Moore

            Hi Kalsum do you want to give me a ring on 01332 591578 to discuss this?
            Cheers
            Nicki

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        Careers 2020: Options for future careers work in English schools

        New survey data published today finds that the majority (61%) of teachers and lecturers are worried about the careers service being offered to children leaving school. Commissioned by the Pearson Think Tank, the research also found that nearly a third (31%) of teachers were specifically worried about the quality of advice being provided, commonly citing the closure of services such as Connexions as a factor contributing to their concerns.

        The release of these findings coincides with the publication of the Careers 2020 report by The Pearson Think Tank and The International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) at the University of Derby. The report highlights worrying international evidence from other countries including the Netherlands and New Zealand, which witnessed a decline in both the extent and quality of careers work when responsibility and the associated funding was transferred to schools. Last year’s Education Act introduced this new responsibility for all schools in England for the first time but transferred none of the funding.

        The report recommends that the implementation of reforms such as the new Statutory Duty and the National Careers Service are carefully monitored and for schools to embed careers work across everything they do, including the curriculum. The Careers 2020 report includes a ‘menu of activities’ for teachers to plan their school-wide approach to careers.

        Please use #Careers2020 to discuss the project on Twitter. Coverage in TES here.

        You can go up one to the project home page to find out about future stages and the latest news.

        Download the full report below, the summary version, the background research or the press release.

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          3 Responses to Careers 2020: Options for future careers work in English schools
          1. Kalsum Akhtar

            I currently hold a 2:2 in Theology, could I do the MA careers guidance course at Derby University.

          2. Kalsum Akhtar

            What are the entry requirements for the MA in Careers guidance?

            • Nicki Moore

              Hi Kalsum do you want to give me a ring on 01332 591578 to discuss this?
              Cheers
              Nicki

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