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  1. 1. Careers Education David Andrews Thursday 1 October 2009 Hertfordshire
  2. 2. Components of CEIAG <ul><li>information about opportunities in learning and work </li></ul><ul><li>advice and guidance , linked to assistance with recording achievement, reviewing progress and individual learning planning </li></ul><ul><li>a planned programme of careers education </li></ul><ul><li>experience of work </li></ul><ul><li>IAG extends beyond careers IAG, but includes careers guidance </li></ul>
  3. 3. The partnership approach <ul><li>Schools, colleges, work-based training providers </li></ul><ul><li>careers information </li></ul><ul><li>careers education </li></ul><ul><li>initial advice and guidance, and referrals to external service </li></ul><ul><li>Connexions </li></ul><ul><li>careers guidance </li></ul><ul><li>support for careers information </li></ul><ul><li>support for careers education </li></ul>
  4. 4. IAG and careers education for 14-19: young people’s needs <ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>on post-14 (KS4) options, post-16 options, post-17 and post-18 options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>on progression routes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>comprehensive, up to date, accessible </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Guidance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>linked to tutoring and mentoring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>effective recording and referral </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>impartial ( based on the needs of the learner, not the institution ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Careers education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>how to use information and guidance </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. IAG for transition <ul><li>On-line prospectus </li></ul><ul><li>↓ </li></ul><ul><li>Individual Learning Plan </li></ul><ul><li>↓ </li></ul><ul><li>Common Application Process </li></ul>
  6. 6. Careers Information <ul><li>14-19 on-line area prospectus </li></ul><ul><li>teaching information/career exploration skills </li></ul>
  7. 7. Education and Skills Act 2008 <ul><li>Raising participation age </li></ul><ul><li>LA must have regard to the Quality Standards for Young People’s IAG </li></ul><ul><li>Schools must be impartial when providing careers information and careers education </li></ul><ul><li>Statutory guidance for schools </li></ul>
  8. 8. Principles of Impartial Careers Education <ul><li>empowers young people to plan and manage their own futures </li></ul><ul><li>responds to the needs of each learner </li></ul><ul><li>is comprehensive </li></ul><ul><li>raises aspirations </li></ul><ul><li>challenges stereotypes </li></ul><ul><li>helps young people to progress </li></ul>
  9. 9. Your child, your schools, our future White Paper, 2009 <ul><li>Every child will have a Personal Tutor </li></ul><ul><li>Every child should receive PSHE education </li></ul><ul><li>Pupil Guarantee (secondary school pupils) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>personalised support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>access to high quality careers education and IAG </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parent Guarantee </li></ul><ul><ul><li>high quality information and advice on the career and subject choices open to their child </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IAG Strategy now expected late October </li></ul>
  10. 10. Careers education <ul><li>Choice </li></ul><ul><li>Review personal strengths, interests and areas to develop </li></ul><ul><li>Understand influences on career plans </li></ul><ul><li>Know about world of work </li></ul><ul><li>Research options in learning and work </li></ul><ul><li>Make decisions and plans </li></ul><ul><li>Know how to find and use sources of help and support </li></ul><ul><li>Transition </li></ul><ul><li>Present self in writing and in interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare for change </li></ul>
  11. 11. Issues for careers education <ul><li>Careers education in Y7 & 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum models for careers education </li></ul><ul><li>The need to extend beyond passing on information about qualifications and pathways to focus also on developing career planning and career management skills, e.g. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>assessing potential, learning styles, etc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>skills to access and use information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CVs and networking skills </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Careers education post-16, in school sixth forms, colleges and work-based training </li></ul><ul><li>Links with personal finance education (e.g. EMA, tuition fees, grants and loans) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Revised secondary curriculum (personal, social, health and economic education) Enjoy and achieve Make a positive contribution Achieve economic well-being Be healthy Stay safe Enjoy and achieve Personal finance education Drug and alcohol education Work-related learning, including Enterprise Sex and relationships education Careers education PSHE Economic wellbeing and financial capability Personal wellbeing
  13. 13. Curriculum organisation of careers education 11-16 <ul><li>module(s) of careers education within a carousel </li></ul><ul><li>part of a tutorial programme </li></ul><ul><li>integrated ‘PSHE education’ course (careers education, PSHE, citizenship, work-related learning and enterprise, personal finance education) </li></ul><ul><li>‘ curriculum days’ </li></ul><ul><li>integrated into Diploma programme </li></ul>
  14. 14. Curriculum guidance for careers education <ul><li>Careers education part of the statutory curriculum Years 7 to 11 </li></ul><ul><li>PSHE: economic wellbeing and financial capability programmes of study (non-statutory, but Sir Alasdair Macdonald’s review recommends PSHE education should be a NC foundation subject from September 2011) </li></ul><ul><li>National Framework for CEG 11-19 (DCSF) </li></ul><ul><li>Career, work-related learning and enterprise: a framework for economic wellbeing 11-19 (QCA) </li></ul>
  15. 15. Leading and managing IAG and careers education in schools <ul><li>Manager of information and of advice and guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Subject leader for careers education </li></ul>
  16. 16. Leading and Managing tasks for careers education <ul><li>Planning careers education scheme of work </li></ul><ul><li>Training/briefing teachers and tutor teams </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring teaching and learning in careers lessons </li></ul>
  17. 17. Professional development for careers education <ul><li>Training for Careers Leader </li></ul><ul><ul><li>careers education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>curriculum leadership and management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Training for teachers of careers education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>school-based, or consortium-based </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Information briefings for all staff </li></ul><ul><ul><li>14-19 options, qualifications and progression routes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>local provision </li></ul></ul>