Careers Education

Generic Skills Checklist

Although qualifications are important in getting a job, employers also want to recruit young people who have employability skills such as communication skills, problem solving, creativity, honesty and integrity, being punctual, taking responsibility, team working,...

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Career Development Activities in Schools Foster Success

In 2011 iCeGS at the University of Derby published a paper (for a North American audience) which summarised the research evidence pointing to the importance of CEIAG. The authors (Tristram Hooley, John Marriott and James P. Sampson, Jr) focused on the positive impact...

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Parents and teachers struggle to provide careers advice.

In recent years, there has been considerable investment in vocational qualifications and career opportunities for young people – including the introduction of higher apprenticeships and a new technical baccalaureate – that will provide an alternative career path  for...

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