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Careers education and guidance
Successful transitions – whether from lower secondary to upper secondary, into work-based training or university, or into work at any age – are life-enhancing for individuals and crucial to our future social and economic well-being. They are also an indicator of a good school. This free course, Careers education and guidance (CEG), discusses what a school's personal development programme should provide, and how all teachers have a role in securing successful transitions for their students.
PLEASE NOTE: This course is over 10 years old and due for academic review. You may find infomation that has become dated in its current contents, such as the mention of Connexions.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- understand the rationale for careers education and guidance (CEG) and young people's need for it
- understand your school's statutory responsibilities for CEG and its links with Connexions
- understand the basic knowledge and skills needed to help students access careers information and guidance
- understand the school's CEG programme and the confidence to carry out your role in it.
First Published: 10/08/2012
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 Helping students plan their future
- 2 What CEG should a school provide?
- 3 What do you need to know and do?
- 4 Your school's programme and you
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