A new era for careers delivery and services in schools and colleges     Dr Deirdre Hughes Immediate President, Institute o...
Overview <ul><li>The  changing landscape for careers delivery and services </li></ul><ul><li>Legislative changes: a new ma...
Do we all know where we are going with careers delivery and services?
New Jobs New Futures
Drivers and legislative changes <ul><li>The Government’s ‘ Big Society’ vision  - influencing the shape and formation of c...
Shifting paradigms <ul><li>From this… </li></ul><ul><li>To this… </li></ul>Extract from: Dr Deirdre Hughes, Associate Fell...
Rethinking Public, Private  and Third Sector services <ul><li>New arrangements </li></ul><ul><li>New partnerships </li></u...
3 main channels of  integrated delivery <ul><li>Careers Sector </li></ul><ul><li>Web portal(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone...
Careers Profession  Taskforce: a stronger  careers profession <ul><li>Common code of ethics and professional standards </l...
UK Careers Profession Alliance – ‘One voice making an impact’ 993 3,929 400 2,129 185 95 ISCA I NORTHERN IRELAND SCHOOLS &...
Strategic options available <ul><li>Blended services – web, telephone and face-to-face </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase and supp...
http://www.careersinnovation.net/ Where you can find leading-edge ideas for careers Careers Work Innovation Website
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  • Reference: rising unemployment 1 in 4 and rising…. Changing landscape for young people and their families re: loss of EMAs and increase in tuition fees. Lord Browne and Sir Martin Harris call for ‘greater recognition of careers professionals’ work
  • Careers delivery and services at the forefront of contemporary debates: Nick Clegg – soon to be published ‘social mobility report’ Sir Martin Harris – Widening access to Higher Education – students with similar qualifications from disadvantaged backgrounds are less likely to apply to and attend the most selective courses or institutions than their advantaged peers Lord Browne – clear recommendations in his review of HE “Career guidance should be delivered by certified professionals whose status in schools is respected and valued. http://www.number10.gov.uk/news/speeches-and-transcripts/2010/07/big-society-speech-53572 http://www.communities.gov.uk/publications/localgovernment/scainvitation2010 http://www.communities.gov.uk/publications/localgovernment/decentralisationguide http://www.education.gov.uk/b0068570/the-importance-of- teaching/ What the Localism Bill means for social enterprises – “the community-centric revolution” Six steps identified to return power to the people http://www.guardian.co.uk/social-enterprise-network/2010/dec/17/what-the-localism-bill-means-for-social-enterprises
  • All-age careers service and the advisory group working with DBIS and DfE – Ministerial concerns Note: all-age careers services rather than incoherent provision is the preferred option.
  • Figures as of January 2011 – Overall: 7,636 plus 70 retired members
  • ASCL Conference slides dmh 060311

    1. 1. A new era for careers delivery and services in schools and colleges Dr Deirdre Hughes Immediate President, Institute of Career Guidance
    2. 2. Overview <ul><li>The changing landscape for careers delivery and services </li></ul><ul><li>Legislative changes: a new market economy </li></ul><ul><li>Trusting the professionals – teachers and careers professionals </li></ul><ul><li>All-age careers service - update </li></ul><ul><li>A new era: challenges and opportunities </li></ul>
    3. 3. Do we all know where we are going with careers delivery and services?
    4. 4. New Jobs New Futures
    5. 5. Drivers and legislative changes <ul><li>The Government’s ‘ Big Society’ vision - influencing the shape and formation of central and localised policies </li></ul><ul><li>The Sustainable Communities Act : an invitation to inspire the Big Society (2010) </li></ul><ul><li>The Decentralisation and Localism Bill (2010) </li></ul><ul><li>Schools White Paper (2010) & new Education Bill (2011) </li></ul>
    6. 6. Shifting paradigms <ul><li>From this… </li></ul><ul><li>To this… </li></ul>Extract from: Dr Deirdre Hughes, Associate Fellow, IER, Warwick University
    7. 7. Rethinking Public, Private and Third Sector services <ul><li>New arrangements </li></ul><ul><li>New partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>New markets </li></ul><ul><li>New players </li></ul><ul><li>Where does careers delivery and services feature in this new landscape? </li></ul>
    8. 8. 3 main channels of integrated delivery <ul><li>Careers Sector </li></ul><ul><li>Web portal(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone support </li></ul><ul><li>Face-to-face </li></ul><ul><li>Profession Registration; CPD; Quality Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Public, Private, Voluntary & Community </li></ul><ul><li>Government(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Value for money </li></ul><ul><li>Timely & appropriate interventions </li></ul><ul><li>Priority groups </li></ul><ul><li>Tracking and Destinations </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence </li></ul>
    9. 9. Careers Profession Taskforce: a stronger careers profession <ul><li>Common code of ethics and professional standards </li></ul><ul><li>Qualifications – minimum level 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Register of practitioners and/or ‘licence to practise’ linked to continuing CPD </li></ul><ul><li>Training – ‘careers first’ to ‘careers last’ </li></ul><ul><li>National quality kitemark underpinned by quality awards </li></ul>
    10. 10. UK Careers Profession Alliance – ‘One voice making an impact’ 993 3,929 400 2,129 185 95 ISCA I NORTHERN IRELAND SCHOOLS & COLLEGES CAREERS ASSOCIATION
    11. 11. Strategic options available <ul><li>Blended services – web, telephone and face-to-face </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase and supply decisions based on code of ethics, professional standards and value for money </li></ul><ul><li>Independent / collegiate arrangements </li></ul><ul><li>Staff development and training – upskilling the workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Strong links to new all-age careers service from April 2012 onwards </li></ul>
    12. 12. http://www.careersinnovation.net/ Where you can find leading-edge ideas for careers Careers Work Innovation Website

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