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MPs question key stakeholders in Careers Guidance for Young People

12 November 2012

This is the second formal session of oral evidence in the Committee's inquiry into Careers Guidance for Young People. The oral evidence session will be on Wednesday 21 November, in Committee Room 15, Palace of Westminster

Witnesses

At 9.30am:

  • Robert Campbell, Principal, Impington College
  • Heather Morris, Careers Co-ordinator, Thamesmead School
  • Sally Long, Upper Phase Manager, St Nicholas at Canterbury College
  • Brian Lightman, General Secretary, ASCL

At 10.30am:

  • Professor Tony Watts, Visiting Professor, University of Derby and Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Steve Stewart, Chairman, Careers England
  • David Milton, President, Institute for Careers Guidance
  • Deirdre Hughes, Chair, National Careers Council

Purpose of the Session

This is the second formal session of oral evidence in the Committee's inquiry into Careers Guidance for Young People. The aim of the first session was to examine the different responses by schools to their new duty. The second session's aim is to explore the views of careers guidance providers to the transfer in responsibility for guidance activities  and how the changes will impact on young people.

The first panel is comprised of representatives from schools including an Academy (11-18 years), an 11-16 school, and a special school. The Association of School and College Leaders is represented by its General Secretary. The second panel is made up of representatives from career guidance organisations and academics in the field of career advice and guidance.

Further Information

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