Articles from Careers and Enterprise

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.

Careers education turning a corner, new research finds

Schools and colleges across the country are getting better at preparing young people for the world of work, according to the most comprehensive assessment of careers education in England to date.

Employers pledge to support young people in Norwich

Norwich’s major employers have announced an ambitious plan to promote social mobility in the city by connecting thousands of young people to the world of work.

£2.5m fund for Personal Careers Guidance in schools and colleges

The Careers & Enterprise Company has announced the first wave of organisations to benefit from a £2.5m investment fund to support personal guidance in schools and colleges.

New careers and enterprise company for schools

Employer-backed body to provide inspiration and education to pupils.

Giving young people a voice

Young people’s thoughts on island life.  Giving young people career information and guidance can be done in a range of ways. One of the most effective, as outlined in the government’s Careers Strategy for schools and colleges, is giving students a taste of the world of work.


The Burberry Foundation is partnering with the Careers and Enterprise Company and Ideas Foundation to inspire and educate hundreds of students in Whitby and Scarborough about careers in the creative industries.

Connecting schools, colleges and businesses at the ASCL conference 2018

Young people benefit from meeting employers to find out about careers and to be inspired in new ways, but making that happen can be a challenge. Employers feel schools do not respond to their offers of support. Schools are tied by full timetables and lack of resources to organise.

Speed Networking with Employers in Telford

Creating opprtunities for young people to have encounters with employers opportunities is high on everyone’s agenda. As part of the government’s Career Strategy, every school needs to ensure their students have one encounter per year in years 7-13. 

Big increase in volunteers to support careers education in schools and colleges

1,300 senior business volunteers helping young people transition into work.

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