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Careers policy and practice briefing 100511dmh


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Changes taking place in careers provision within and across the UK

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Careers policy and practice briefing 100511dmh

  1. 1. All-age careers service: implications for widening access & participation Dr Deirdre Hughes Associate Fellow, Warwick Institute for Employment Research (IER) Immediate Past President, ICG
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>The changing landscape: careers delivery and services </li></ul><ul><li>A new market economy: revolutionary v reactionary </li></ul><ul><li>All-age careers service: rhetoric v reality </li></ul><ul><li>Fair access: challenges and opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>You decide! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Do we all know where we are going with careers delivery and services?
  4. 4. Careers Services Transformation <ul><li>Smart growth – developing an economy based on knowledge and innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable growth – promoting a more resource efficient, greener and more competitive economy </li></ul><ul><li>Inclusive growth – fostering a high </li></ul><ul><li>employment economy delivering economic, social and territorial cohesion </li></ul><ul><li>Europe 2020 – the post Lisbon strategy </li></ul><ul><li>- </li></ul>
  5. 5. Access to New Jobs New Futures
  6. 6. 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 Decentralisation and Localism Bill (2010) </li></ul><ul><li>Schools White Paper (2010) & new Education Bill (2011) </li></ul><ul><li>Social Mobility Strategy – Opening Doors </li></ul>
  7. 7. Shifting paradigms <ul><li>From this… </li></ul><ul><li>To this… </li></ul>
  8. 8. 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 the all-age careers service fit into this new landscape? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Differing formations <ul><li>Local Authorities ‘trading services’ </li></ul><ul><li>Social Enterprises </li></ul><ul><li>Sole Traders </li></ul><ul><li>Co-funded community alliances </li></ul><ul><li>Mutuals </li></ul><ul><li>All-age Careers Service in 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Assurance and the Consumer? </li></ul>
  10. 10. R&R: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 & Service Registration; CPD; Quality Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Public, Private, Voluntary & Community </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><li>Low cost services </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>
  11. 11. Switching over to greater reliance on the Internet ?
  12. 12. UK Careers Profession Alliance – ‘One voice making an impact’ 993 4,125 400 2,129 185 90 ISCA I NORTHERN IRELAND SCHOOLS & COLLEGES CAREERS ASSOCIATION
  13. 13. A new all-age Careers Service <ul><li>6 months on......... </li></ul><ul><li>Careers Summit........... </li></ul><ul><li>No 10 announcement........ response to youth unemployment </li></ul><ul><li>Widening participation and fair access......maximising the full range of options </li></ul><ul><li>Be has to do exactly ‘what it says on the tin!’ </li></ul>
  14. 14. “ For you may palm upon us new for old: All, as they say, that glitters, is not gold.” Poet: John Dryden, 1687
  15. 15. Thank you <ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>