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Careers education and guidance
Successful transitions whether from lower secondary to upper secondary; at age 16; 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 shoudl provide and how all teachers have a role in securing successful transitions for their students.
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.
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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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