We believe that good Careers Guidance supported by good Careers Information and Education helps motivate students by providing them with clear goals for future study and careers. This often leads to higher attainment and greater confidence in choosing and managing their career and study goals.
Careers Education has 2 aspects:
(i) All subject teachers being mindful to relate their lessons to the future careers
(ii) a programme of lessons and activities designed to help students understand the world of work, the local and international labour market, career opportunities, and University and College options (including tuition fees and financial aid). ‘Transferable skills’ (eg communication, teamwork, problem-
should be offered by a trained Careers Counsellor who enables students to make informed choices about study options and career paths, taking into consideration their Interests, Skills, & Values.
The Counsellor should be accessible whenever significant study or career choices are being made. He/she should know about available labour market info., as well as educational opportunities and F.E. course requirements. A Counsellor may support several schools.
The school CEIG programme is best managed by a trained Careers Co-
The Careers Co-
Elie Hassoun giving careers advice at LESBG
Our latest publication (2021): The Careers Coordinators Handbook -