Aspirational Nation: employers help schools translate education to employment

A major report An Aspirational Nation: a culture change in careers provision will be launched on the 5th June by the National Careers Council. One of the main recommendations is that the National Careers Service should significantly expand its work with schools, young people and parents.

Nick Chambers, Director of the Education and Employers Taskforce charity and Associate member of the National Careers Council says: “As a country we are doing our young people a huge disservice if we don’t give them enough information to allow them to make informed decision about their futures.”

An Aspirational Nation: A culture change in careers provision will be launched on the 5th June. Amongst those attending the launch event will be; Sir Roger Carr (President, CBI and Chair, Centrica); Matthew Coffey (OFSTED); Lord Baker (Chairman, University Technical Colleges); Matthew Hancock MP (Skills Minister BIS); Russell Hobby (General Secretary, NAHT); Brian Lightman (General Secretary, ASCL); Charlie Mayfield (Chair, UKCES and Chair, John Lewis Partnership); Ruby McGregor Smith (Chair, Women’s Business Council and MITIE); Graham Stuart MP (Chair, Education Select Committee)a and David Way( Executive Director, National Apprenticeship Service)

Read the full National Careers Council report: An Aspirational Nation- creating a culture change in careers provison

Read the BBC News article.