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Schools: Vocational Guidance

Question for Department for Education

UIN 109667, tabled on 25 October 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 19 October 2017 to Question 107822, what steps she is taking to ensure that schools meet more than two Gatsby benchmarks of good practice in careers education, information, advice and guidance.

Answered on

30 October 2017

The careers strategy will include proposals to improve the quality and coverage of careers advice in schools.

These proposals will be informed by evidence regarding what works. The Gatsby benchmarks are based on the best national and international research and define excellence in careers provision. A two year pilot of the Gatsby benchmarks in the North East has demonstrated that significant improvements can be made.

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