Good Career Guidance - the Report

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This report is about career guidance in English secondary schools, and how it could be made better. Career guidance has been much criticised but what would it look like if it were better? Through international visits, analysis of good practice in English independent schools and a comprehensive review of current literature, Sir John Holman developed eight benchmarks that identify different dimensions of good career guidance.

In order to do things consistently and well, the ten recommendations call upon schools, employers, the government and other bodies to collaborate so that students are provided with career guidance to the level of the benchmarks. Through this collaboration, headteachers and governors can put in place a career guidance system that measures up to best practice, helping to set up their students not only for the rest of their education but for the rest of their lives.

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