A career postcode lottery? Local authority provision of youth and career support following the 2011 Education Act

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10545/311423
Title:
A career postcode lottery? Local authority provision of youth and career support following the 2011 Education Act
Authors:
Langley, Emma; Hooley, Tristram ( 0000-0002-1453-4535 ) ; Bertuchi, Denise
Abstract:
Since the election of the Coalition Government, England has seen a major change in the delivery of career support for young people. Cuts in funding for Connexions, Aimhigher and Education Business Partnerships have been accompanied by a shift in statutory responsibility from local authorities (LAs) to schools. Such policy has been criticised by a wide range of stakeholders and subjected to some scrutiny. This study focuses attention on the experiences of LAs and their staff in dealing with these changes. The aim was to explore the current scale and nature of LA careers activities with a view to providing a picture of LA responses to the policy changes. The report explores several themes: the resourcing of career and youth support, the provision of universal career support, and how targeted services have been affected. It also discusses the implications of the changes on specific groups such as careers professionals and young people, and suggests ways forward.
Affiliation:
University of Derby; University of Derby, iCeGS
Citation:
Langley, E., Hooley, T., Bertuchi, D. (2014). A career postcode lottery? Local authority provision of youth and career support following the 2011 Education Act. Derby: International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby.
Issue Date:
15-Jan-2014
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10545/311423
Type:
Research Report
Language:
en
ISBN:
9.78E+12
Sponsors:
UNISON
Appears in Collections:
Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorLangley, Emmaen
dc.contributor.authorHooley, Tristramen
dc.contributor.authorBertuchi, Deniseen
dc.date.accessioned2014-01-16T15:16:43Z-
dc.date.available2014-01-16T15:16:43Z-
dc.date.issued2014-01-15-
dc.identifier.citationLangley, E., Hooley, T., Bertuchi, D. (2014). A career postcode lottery? Local authority provision of youth and career support following the 2011 Education Act. Derby: International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby.en
dc.identifier.isbn9.78E+12-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10545/311423-
dc.description.abstractSince the election of the Coalition Government, England has seen a major change in the delivery of career support for young people. Cuts in funding for Connexions, Aimhigher and Education Business Partnerships have been accompanied by a shift in statutory responsibility from local authorities (LAs) to schools. Such policy has been criticised by a wide range of stakeholders and subjected to some scrutiny. This study focuses attention on the experiences of LAs and their staff in dealing with these changes. The aim was to explore the current scale and nature of LA careers activities with a view to providing a picture of LA responses to the policy changes. The report explores several themes: the resourcing of career and youth support, the provision of universal career support, and how targeted services have been affected. It also discusses the implications of the changes on specific groups such as careers professionals and young people, and suggests ways forward.en
dc.description.sponsorshipUNISONen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.subjectCareers education, information, advice and guidanceen
dc.subjectLocal authorityen
dc.titleA career postcode lottery? Local authority provision of youth and career support following the 2011 Education Acten
dc.typeResearch Reporten
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Derbyen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Derby, iCeGSen
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