Careers advice, information and guidance

Read the CIPD's submission to Sub-Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy

The Sub-Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy announced its Inquiry on 8 December 2015, and focused 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.

Submissions were invited to address 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

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