Gathering global experience and sharing our knowledge to improve quality and inclusivity of education for all
Around the world, young people face considerable challenges. Even before the disruption of the Covid-19 crisis, policymakers were seeking to respond to rapid technological advances, climate change and – in some countries – an ageing population and workforce. While children and young people worldwide generally have high aspirations and ambitions for their futures, evidence shows that they often face problematic and protracted transitions into work. In this context, new pathways from school to employment are needed. In this paper, we review extensive evidence to provide guidance on how children and young people can be best prepared to succeed in their school-to-work transitions, both now and in the future.
Effective careers advice is impossible without good quality labour market information. Careers professionals and advisers, the people whose job it is to offer and support careers advice in the community or in schools, are key to success. Vital to their work is access and familiarity with a robust and sophisticated body of intelligence about the labour market.
This important report was undertaken for CfBT (now Education Development Trust) by the Education and Employers Taskforce. It reviews existing and new evidence about how employer engagement can improve on the learning and progression of young people.
This research study was designed to provide evidence of the skill and competency needs of Connexions practitioners for this area of practice.
The aim of this report is to provide an introduction to a new online professional resource designed to make available international and national research evidence on the impact of careers and guidance-related interventions.