Careers guidance

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Longer term impact of PRIME
Longer term impact of PRIME
Anneka Dawson, Sarah Lynch and Caroline Sharp February 2016, Research Report

This report provides interim findings from a follow-up study, examining the destinations and career choices of students who took part in the first two years of PRIME.



How to provide work experience: Top Tips for leaders
How to provide work experience: Top Tips for leaders
Tami McCrone, Vicky Hopwood, Pauline Wade and Richard White April 2015, Practical Guide

The provision of work experience for young people is a core part of 16 to 19 study programmes. This Top Tips guide offers advice to schools and colleges wishing to further develop work experience opportunities.



Evaluation of the Second Year of PRIME
Evaluation of the Second Year of PRIME
Clare O'Beirne, Kelly Kettlewell, Eleanor Stevens and Caroline Sharp July 2014, Research Report

Launched in September 2011, PRIME is a commitment to ensure fair and equal access to quality work experience in the legal profession for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.



Careers engagement good practice brief
Careers engagement good practice brief
NFER , ASCL , ATL and 157 Group April 2014, Practical Guide

This good practice brief, published by NFER, ASCL, ATL and the 157 Group of Colleges, highlights the principles of effective careers education, information advice and guidance in schools.



Careers guidance: If not an annual careers plan - then what?
Careers guidance: If not an annual careers plan - then what?
Tami McCrone September 2013, Policy Paper

This NFER Thinks paper argues that there is an urgent need to significantly enhance the quality and consistency of careers guidance for all young people.



Consultation on careers guidance for schools, sixth form colleges and further education institutions
Consultation on careers guidance for schools, sixth form colleges and further education institutions
NFER January 2013, Policy Paper

This paper sets out NFER’s response to the DfE’s consultation on Careers guidance for schools, sixth form colleges and further education institutions.



Removing the statutory duty to deliver work related learning at Key Stage 4
Removing the statutory duty to deliver work related learning at Key Stage 4
NFER January 2013, Policy Paper

This paper sets out NFER’s response to the Department for Education’s consultation on Removing the statutory duty to deliver work-related learning at Key Stage 4.



Vocational education: The Wolf Review
Vocational education: The Wolf Review
NFER January 2013, Policy Paper

This paper sets out NFER’s response to Professor Alison Wolf’s Review of Vocational Education consultation commissioned by the Secretary of State for Education.



Evaluation of the first year of PRIME
Evaluation of the first year of PRIME
Kelly Kettlewell, Clare Southcott, Gill Featherstone et al November 2012, Research Report

This report presents findings from the first year of PRIME work placements in the legal profession for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.



Hidden Talents: Examples of transition of careers guidance from local authorities to schools
Hidden Talents: Examples of transition of careers guidance from local authorities to schools
Caroline Filmer-Sankey and Tami McCrone October 2012, Research Report

The LGA commissioned NFER to collate case studies of how LAs are supporting schools in their enhanced role to provide independent and impartial careers guidance to Years 9 to 11.



A review of careers professionals' involvement with schools in the UK
A review of careers professionals' involvement with schools in the UK
Tami McCrone, Tami Mccrone , Caroline Filmer-Sankey and Caroline Filmer-Sankey May 2012, Research Report

This report explores what recent research tells us about successful careers education, and guidance for supporting young people and those at risk of becoming NEET in their transitions and decision-making.



Evaluation of the implementation and impact of diplomas: Information, advice and guidance
Evaluation of the implementation and impact of diplomas: Information, advice and guidance
Pauline Wade, Tami McCrone and Sarah Golden June 2011, Research Report

This paper explores the part Diploma-related IAG has played in supporting young people, where Diplomas have been introduced, to make informed decisions about whether to study for the new qualification.



Key stage 2 career-related learning pathfinder evaluation
Key stage 2 career-related learning pathfinder evaluation
Pauline Wade, Caroline Bergeron, Karen White et al May 2011, Research Report

DCSF commissioned NFER to evaluate the effectiveness of Pathfinder pilot, a career-related learning programme which took place in seven Local Authorities in 2010 with Key Stage 2 pupils.



Information, advice and guidance for young people
Information, advice and guidance for young people
Tamaris McCrone, Clare Gardiner, Clare Southcott and Gill Featherstone September 2010, Research Report

The LGA commissioned NFER to undertake research on the current ‘fitness for purpose’ of the Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) services provided to young people.



Careers coordinators in schools
Careers coordinators in schools
Tami McCrone, Helen Marshall, Karen White et al October 2009, Research Report

Research commissioned by DCSF, in collaboration with the National Institute for Careers Education and Counselling, exploring the possibility of a national professional qualification for careers coordinators in schools.



Evaluation of Skills for Work pilot courses: Final report
Evaluation of Skills for Work pilot courses: Final report
Thomas Spielhofer and Matthew Walker January 2008, Research Report

The Scottish Executive commissioned NFER to carry out an evaluation of the Skills for Work pilot courses between 2005 and 2007.



Developing and accrediting personal skills and competencies: Report and ways forward
Developing and accrediting personal skills and competencies: Report and ways forward
Futurelab April 2007, Research Report

This report is the outcome of a review and consultation project commissioned by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) from Futurelab.



Developing and accrediting personal skills and competencies
Developing and accrediting personal skills and competencies
Futurelab April 2007, Research Report

This report is the outcome of a review and consultation project commissioned by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authoriy (QCA) from Futurelab.



The role of training allowances in incentivising the behaviour of young people and employers
The role of training allowances in incentivising the behaviour of young people and employers
Thomas Spielhofer, Julie Nelson, Lisa O'Donnell and David Sims August 2006, Research Report

The results reported here are key findings from a large scale survey of employers, apprentices, LLSCs and providers carried out by the NFER between June 2005 and March 2006.



Research into employers' views of quality work experience
Research into employers' views of quality work experience
Pauline Wade and Marian Morris December 2005, Research Summary

An investigation, commissioned by the Employability Skills Group at Connexions West of England, into the views of employers from the West of England area on the provision of work experience.



The case for careers education and guidance for 14-19 year-olds
The case for careers education and guidance for 14-19 year-olds
Marian Morris March 2004, Policy Paper

An overview of research findings on careers education and guidance, focusing on the need to support the development of skills to enable students to make informed choices about their future.



Evaluation of increased flexibilities for 14-16 year olds: The first year
Evaluation of increased flexibilities for 14-16 year olds: The first year
Sarah Golden, Julie Nelson, Lisa O'Donnell and Marian Morris February 2004, Research Report

This report is based on an analysis of surveys of Year 10 students, schools and colleges and training providers involved in the Increased Flexibilities for 14-16 year olds Programme.



Entry to Employment (E2E) participant study
Entry to Employment (E2E) participant study
Thomas Spielhofer, Parminder Mann and David Sims October 2003, Research Report

The results reported here are key findings from research carried out by the NFER between February and July 2003 examining Entry to Employment (E2E) participants' perceptions and experiences.



The contribution of careers education and guidance to school effectiveness in partnership schools
The contribution of careers education and guidance to school effectiveness in partnership schools
Marian Morris, Peter Rudd, Julie Nelson and Deborah Davies September 2000, Research Report

This study was commissioned by the DfEE in order to gain a clearer understanding of the impact that careers education and guidance might have upon the overall effectiveness of schools.



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