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Careers - The implementation of the careers and world of work framework in secondary schools

The report examines the extent and effectiveness of secondary schools’ delivery of the statutory Careers and the world of work (CWoW) framework. It considers the extent to which secondary schools’ provision and leadership in this area have changed since Estyn’s previous report on CWoW, Informed Decisions, in October 2012. The report draws on evidence from 156 secondary school inspections since October 2012 and from a survey of 35 secondary schools (see appendix for detail). Read more >

Careers - The implementation of the careers and world of work framework in secondary schools - Training materials

This PowerPoint is a way for providers to share the main findings of the report and review their own performance in a particular thematic area. The presentations summarise the report and include questions which providers can consider when looking to improve. Read more >

Learner support services for pupils aged 14 - 16 - May 2014

Secondary schools, colleges and work-based learning providers have a statutory duty under the Learning and Skills (Wales) Measure 2009 to widen choice and provide learner support services for young people aged 14 to 19. Learner support services include learning coaching, personal support, and careers information and guidance. The report looks at the quality, consistency and impartiality of learner support services provided by schools to pupils before, during and at the end of key stage 4. Read more >

Learner support services for pupils aged 14 - 16 - Training material

This PowerPoint is a way for providers to share the main findings of the report and review their own performance in a particular thematic area. The presentations summarise the report and include questions which providers can consider when looking to improve. Read more >

Informed decisions: The implementation of the Careers and the World of Work framework - October 2012

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The report evaluates schools’ effectiveness in equipping young people with the knowledge and skills to plan their learning and careers and to be aware of the skills required to be successful in the labour market or in further learning. Read more >