20 March 2012
Action on Careers: making a difference is a UK-wide campaign that was launched on Thursday, 8 March by the Institute of Career Guidance (ICG). The aim of the campaign is to urge individuals, government and employers to invest in career guidance to help the UK return to growth and support those people who are struggling to find a job or direction in their lives.
A key campaign objective is to ensure that everyone who needs access to expert career…Continue
Released on March 21, 2012 at 16:27 —
Nearly one in ten schools in England are not planning to offer any career guidance for pupils, survey shows
Many schools in England are uncertain how to manage their new duties for career guidance and plug the gap left by local authority cuts, a survey by the Institute of Career Guidance has found. Nearly one in ten are planning to provide no career guidance at all, or simply refer pupils to websites and other online information sources. And one in three are still…Continue
Released on February 24, 2012 at 17:11 —
John Hayes, Minister for Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s annual conference of the Institute of Career Guidance on 3-4 November in Brighton.
The event comes in the wake of the false optimism generated at last year’s conference when Hayes announced the creation of an all-age National Careers Service for England. It is now clear that, for young people…Continue
Released on October 12, 2011 at 14:32 —
Institute of Career Guidance appoints Chief Executive
Ian Barratt has been appointed as Chief Executive of the Institute of Career Guidance – the UK’s largest membership body for careers professionals. He brings a wealth of experience in leadership, strategic development and change management to the…Continue
Released on September 5, 2011 at 18:24 —