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Schools: Vocational Guidance

Question for Department for Education

UIN 221922, tabled on 23 January 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 21 January 2015 to Question 221152, how many staff in schools had the role of careers adviser in the academic year (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11, (c) 2011-12, (d) 2012-13 and (e) 2013-14.

Answered on

28 January 2015

The Department for Education publishes data on the number of staff in schools with the role of careers adviser.

The figures for England, available from 2010, are:

Number staff (headcount), with role of careers adviser in publicly funded schools in England, November in each year

Nov-13

660

Nov-12

570

Nov-11

470

Nov-10

450

Source: School Workforce Census. Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

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