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Careers guidance: statutory requirements

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Last updated on 11 July 2018
School types: All · School phases: Secondary, 16 Plus
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What are the statutory requirements for careers guidance? We summarise governing boards' and schools’ responsibilities with regards to providing independent careers advice, as outlined in Department for Education guidance. You will also find a definition of 'independent' careers advice.

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Contents

  1. 1 Duty to provide careers guidance
  2. 2 Governing boards' responsibilities
  3. 3 Schools’ responsibilities
  4. 4 Definition of ‘independent’ careers guidance
  5. 5 Must schools provide work experience?

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