Policy, Strategy and Research - Further Reading

On this page you will find some useful documents and policies

Advancing Ambitions

The role of career guidance in supporting social mobility. If you read this it will really firm up why your school is investing in high quality careers provision and make you want to do even more!

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Apprenticeships (in England): vision for 2020

Plan for how we will increase the quality and quantity of apprenticeships, achieving 3 million apprenticeships by 2020

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Careers and Enterprise Company -Employer Mentoring Research

The Careers and Enterprise Company has carried out some great research into what makes excellent employer mentoring for disengaged young people.

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Careers Guidance and Inspiration in Colleges

Guidance for general further education colleges and sixth form colleges. (March 2015)

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Careers guidance provision for young people in school DfE 25 March 2015

Statutory guidance for schools on providing careers guidance and inspiration.

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DfE Strategy 2015-2020:world-class education and care

How DfE will work towards achieving our vision of world-class education and care.

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Education and Employers - Nothing in Common

Mapping the career aspirations of 10,729 British teenagers against projected demand for UK employment between 2010-2020, final report. This may think about how schools can manage expectations without dampening ambition.

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Education Excellence Everywhere March 2016

A white paper setting out DfE's vision for schools in England.

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Gatsby - Good Career Guidance

A paper commissioned to research what pragmatic actions could improve career guidance in secondary schools. NB in this paper career guidance is a reference to career education, information advice and guidance. Watch out for more on Gatsby.

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Going in the Right Direction (2013) Ofsted

This is a good report to read to remind yourself how far you have come, especially if you are on your way with a quality award!.

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Improving CEIAG - Cambridge Policy Consultants 2015

This research captures how the GM Apprenticeship Hub activity in schools has made an impact.

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Levels of Success: The potential of UK apprenticeships

This research really can help shift perceptions around the value of Apprenticeships and create some good debate.

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Overlooked and left behind: improving transition from school to work for the majority of young people.

This report is a real eye-opener. It refers to a group of young people that sometimes don’t progress into employment as we would expect. We believe that all young people should have highest quality careers provision which would go some way to addressing the issues outlined.

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Research and case studies on CEIAG in Greater Manchester Schools

This was an early GM response to Ofsted’s report ‘Going in the Right Direction’

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Sub-Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy, Careers education, information, advice and guidance July 2016

Read this with a level of confidence that in Greater Manchester we are bucking this trend in a large majority of our schools but we can always do more!

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The Economic Benefits of Career Guidance

This is a fantastic piece of research that can really strengthen your case when building a strong careers team across schools and colleges.

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