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Taking action: achieving a culture change in careers provision

The National Careers Council (NCC) provided advice to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on a strategic vision for the National Careers Service (NCS) in England. In its first report, An Aspirational Nation:...

Understanding a ‘career in careers’: learning from an analysis of current job and person specifications

The Career Development Institute (CDI) is developing a career progression pathway for the career development sector. This report provides evidence which can inform the creation of such a framework. It is based on an analysis of 214 job and person specifications. These were drawn from all four UK nations and reflect...

Why does employer engagement matter? A toolkit for managing employer activities in schools and colleges

The Career Development Institute (CDI) has produced this practical guide to designing and implementing the work-related curriculum.

It is written specifically to support careers coordinators and careers advisers in schools and colleges and is packed with tried and tested ideas, facts and templates. It is...

Preparing for success: careers education, information, advice and guidance

In October 2007 the Department of Education and the Department for Employment and Learning launched the draft document Preparing for Success for consultation. The aim was to make policy proposals for the future development of Careers Education,Information,Advice and Guidance and to set out a strategy that...

Careers in pharmacology

Leaflet looks at the skills and aptitudes needed for careers in clinical and research pharmacology. Pharmacology career case studies are also included.

STEM Case Study: Priestley College (CERN Trip)

This case study describes how Priestley College promotes STEM subjects and careers to girls through its biennial trip to CERN in Geneva.

All physics students are asked to fill in a letter of application outlining why they wish to take part in the trip. Staff are keen for students to have some future plans...

STEM Case Study: Priestley College - (Engineering Education Scheme)

This case study describes how Priestley College promotes STEM subjects and careers to girls, through involvement in the Engineering Education Scheme (EES). The scheme, run by EDT, lasts six months and offers hands on experience for a group of four year twelve students who are studying maths and physics/chemistry....

STEM Case Study: Priestley College (Girls into Physics and Electronics Day)

This case study describes how Priestley College promotes STEM subjects and careers to girls, through its ‘Girls into Physics and Electronics Day’.

Planned to be an annual event, a group of high ability year nine girls from a local high school are invited into the college to take part in physics and...

STEM Case Study: Ringwood School (Science Club)

This case study describes how Ringwood School promotes STEM subjects and careers to girls through its weekly science club.

The club is run by newly and recently qualified teachers with the support of some chemistry A level students and one of the school technicians.

Students rotate through biology,...

STEM Case Study: Ringwood School (STEM Role Models)

This case study describes how Ringwood School promotes STEM subjects and careers to girls, through its Role Models Scheme.

The scheme stemmed from teachers needing additional help with low ability year seven classes, however its success has seen this expand into year eight classes.

Recognising the...

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