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Statutory Guidance for careers – Who will be your careers leader. (The shoulds)

In my last post I covered the musts of the statutory guidance.  They’re aren’t many of them and to be honest, if you only complied with the musts, then your school will be doing a pretty poor job. However, the guidance places a pretty clear expectation of compliance with the ‘shoulds’ in para 11 & […]

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The CDI Certificate in Careers Leadership -A cost effective way to get a school careers champion

I’m aiming to make this post short & snappy – Headteachers are busy people – I want you to understand why the CDI Certificate in Careers Leadership is so important You need a school careers champion – research shows that schools with SLT/MLT leadership of careers perform far better than those without. You probably don’t […]

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What will the snap General Election mean for careers?

WARNING AN UNCHARACTERISTICALLY POLITICAL POST PROMPTED BY THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE GENERAL ELECTION Today we’ve all been shocked by the announcement of a General Election on 8th June.  Being careers focussed my first thought was there goes the new statutory duty… What about the statutory duty? The last new version of the statutory duty for careers […]

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Some thoughts on Halfon’s strategy for careers

We need to improve the prestige of careers advice and we will publish a comprehensive careers strategy for all ages later this year — Robert Halfon (@halfon4harlowMP) January 30, 2017 For once, I totally agree with the statement of a minister… I just wonder how Robert Halfon’s  interpretation and mine will differ when planning the […]

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Not the statutory guidance but a signpost

OK so now my blog posts are like busses, wait for ages for one and two come along at once.  I can’t take any credit at all, but on the same day I post bemoaning the lack of new statutory guidance, the Government have published its reply to the sub committee for Education, Employment & […]

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