Sub-Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy

Careers advice, information and guidance inquiry

Inquiry status: open

The deadline for written submissions was midday on Wednesday 20 January 2016.

Scope of the inquiry

The inquiry will focus in particular on developments since the publication of the Education Committee report Careers guidance for young people: The impact of the new duty on schools, in 2013.

Written submissions are invited addressing the following points:

  • The quality and impartiality of current provision
  • How careers advice in schools and colleges can help to match skills with labour market needs
  • The role of the new Careers and Enterprise Company and its relationship with other bodies such as the National Careers Service
  • The balance between national and local approaches to careers advice
  • Careers advice and apprenticeships
  • The potential for employers to play a greater role in careers advice

Latest evidence

  • 08 Feb 2016 - Careers advice, information and guidance - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF338 KB) HC 670 | Published 12 Feb 2016

    Evidence given by Professor Louise Archer, Director of ASPIRES 2 Project, King’s College London, Professor Sir John Holman, Senior Adviser in Education, Gatsby Foundation, Professor Ann Hodgson, Co-Director of Centre for Post-14 Education and Work, University College London, Dr Deirdre Hughes OBE, Principal Research Fellow, University of Warwick; Dr Mary Bousted, General Secretary, Association of Teachers and Lecturers, Sian Carr, Vice President, Association of School and College Leaders, Martin Doel CBE, Chief Executive, Association of Colleges, Marcus Mason, Head of Business, Education and Skills, British Chambers of Commerce

    Watch this evidence session

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