Careers strategy ‘will fail’ most disadvantaged pupils

Government plans to improve employment advice will fail to offer help to the most disadvantaged and vulnerable young people, careers guidance experts have warned.  The Career Development Institute (CDI), which represents careers guidance professionals, says measures in the Careers Strategy, published in December 2017, will fail to tackle disadvantages for many young people who have been excluded, are being home educated or are already in work-based training or apprenticeships. The CDI says the strategy will fail to live up to its aim to improve careers advice for the most educationally disadvantaged groups of children because it only focuses on schools. Read more.

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