Much has been written about how young people manage the transition from school to work – although I would argue not enough.
We know from our recent research that children are forming stereotypes at the age of seven. We also know that they are abandoning their aspirational careers between the ages of nine and thirteen.
Students across Cornwall with a range of additional learning needs and disabilities attended an event recently designed to inspire them about their future careers.
The National Careers Service (NCS) publishes regular South WestLabour Market Updates.
When it comes to the future careers of the young people in Cornwall, the creative industries offer opportunities that don’t immediately spring to mind.
The Secretary of State for education has announced the expansion of a successful model helping to transform careers education around the country.
Careers Hub Cornwall & Isles of Scilly has recently launched their new website, which will help join the dots between business and education.
Schools and colleges in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly are benefiting from improvements to careers education, according to national data.
The numbers of young people getting work experience while still studying has declined. In fact, it’s reduced from 43% in 1997 to 21% in 2017.