Articles from The Careers and Enterprise Company

Colleges pick up pace preparing students for work

Colleges pick up pace preparing students for work say the Careers & Enterprise Company @CareerEnt  College participation nearly doubles in 12 months. 81 per cent ensure students meet employers. 81 per cent link learning to careers. Colleges across the country report strong progress preparing students for the world of work, according to new research published today.

Bringing business, schools and colleges together is making a difference for young people

Employer engagement with schools and colleges is critical to the delivery of world-class careers education. In recent years, the number of employer encounters and workplace experiences that young people receive has increased significantly, aided by a system of national support and coordination.

Business steps into the classroom to close the skills gap

Education Secretary @GavinWilliamson joins call urging business to #MakeADifference and do more to close #SkillsGap in schools Today is our Businesses Backing Social Mobility event at @KPMG. We are joined by businesses who all have a common aim. To support careers education for every young person by closing the gap between employers and education.#MakeADifference pic.twitter.com/U1J9qtzJo1

4 positive signs that careers education is improving everywhere

Careers and enterprise provision in England’s schools and colleges The Careers and Enterprise Company’s annual summary of the careers education taking place in England "The State of the Nation" has just been published.

#GCSEResultsDay2019 More choice than ever, more support than ever

More than half a million 16-year-olds – and their nervous families – will today find out their GSCE results.

State of the Nation: Two million students’ careers boosted by contact with business

More than two million young people are now regularly meeting employers and learning about the world of work, according to new research published by today (20 Sept).

Major school survey identifies significant improvements in careers support

Careers provision in England has improved over the last two years, according to a major survey of schools released last week.

England's schools exporting world-class careers education

A group of officials from Spain visited schools and met officials this week to learn about England’s world-class system of careers education.

It’s time to recognise the vital role colleges play in careers education

Every time I speak to a college leader, I am struck by just how passionate they are about delivering great careers support for their students.

New Career Hubs are accelerating careers education progress and performance by 56% in 12 months

New Hubs hit highs honing young people's job choices nationwide  

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