• Careers and Enterprise Company will continue to rely on public cash, admits DfE

    The Careers and Enterprise Company will continue to be reliant on government handouts after ministers dropped their ambition for the quango to become self-sustaining. Announcing the creation of the company in 2014, former education secretary Nicky Morgan, said that “in the longer term the company will sustain itself”. But CEC’s new sustainability plan, seen by

    17.13 Apr. 26th, 2019 | News

  • DfE took no action against schools that ignored new careers duty

    The Baker clause has been labelled a “law without teeth” after it emerged the government did not take any action against schools for non-compliance in the first year of its existence. The Department for Education also admitted it only wrote to half of the trusts it originally claimed to have contacted in relation to non-compliance.

    5.00 Feb. 9th, 2019 | News

  • Who were the winners of The Careers & Enterprise Company Annual Awards 2018?

    This week the Careers & Enterprise Company (CEC) celebrated the work of schools, colleges, businesses, and careers professionals with its annual awards ceremony for 2018. Over 200 nominations were accepted for the nine categories and the winners were chosen by panel of independent expert judges. “Across the country schools and colleges are making progress towards world class

    17.04 Jul. 4th, 2018 | News

  • Teachers shouldn't have to be careers advisers

    While teachers have an important role to play in inspiring pupils’ future careers, it’s wrongheaded to claim they should replace trained careers advisers, argues Denise Bertuchi In a column last week, Schools Week’s contributing editor Laura McInerney argued that teachers are the best careers advisers. While it’s true that many pupils find teachers a good

    5.00 May. 18th, 2018 | Opinion

  • Doing great on Gatsby: What schools need to do to meet the eight careers benchmarks

    The Careers & Enterprise Company published its first official implementation plan this week, but what does it mean for schools? Samantha King reports. From September, schools will be required by law to publish details of their careers programmes, as well as having a named “careers leader” in place to oversee it all. By the end

    7.00 Apr. 15th, 2018 | Feature