Morning, Tuesday, 13th September 2022
This conference will be an opportunity to discuss the next steps for careers guidance in England.
It will examine priorities for the provision of careers services and the continuity of support across all ages.
The conference provides a platform to discuss the structure and organisation of the careers guidance system in England in light of the Government’s aim to extend provision in primary and secondary schools, as set out in the Schools White Paper.
We are pleased to be able to include keynote sessions with:
- Oli de Botton, Chief Executive, The Careers and Enterprise Company - who will deliver a keynote address on priorities for careers guidance in England, with examples of best practice in delivery, improving coordination between stakeholders and priorities for staff training
- Niamh O Regan, Researcher, Social Market Foundation and co-author of the Social Market Foundation’s Fulfilling its potential? report - who will explore the future of careers guidance, support for students and dealing with careers guidance inequalities
Further discussion is expected on:
- creating a joined-up approach to careers provision
- funding, and how to maintain and develop system capacity
- use of digital services to expand the reach of careers information
- parity for academic and technical careers options
- improving access to guidance for children from disadvantaged backgrounds
- increasing employer engagement and involvement
- the role of work placement in preparing young people for the workplace
- matching careers guidance with the needs of the labour market
- promoting opportunities for upskilling and retraining
- practicalities of embedding careers guidance across the curriculum in primary and secondary schools