Important new Graduate salary information

6th February 2019 In September 2017, CCH published elements of the unique LEO (longitudinal education outcomes) data so that Careers Advisers and Teachers could use this rich and reliable data (based on PAYE data) in its proper context with their clients and pupils.  Significant amounts of this data made uncomfortable reading while it also highlighted many success stories for universities …

Dire Financial Situation in Schools Threatens the Careers Strategy

Opinion from Andy Gardner November 2018 As Dr Deirdre Hughes notes in her blog, Time to Rethink (1) “At a time of ‘little extras’ and stringent cuts in education and local authority budgets, many schools and colleges are increasingly unable to afford career guidance for their students.”  She also points out that “In 2001, circa £450m was spent annually on …

32 years of A Level results

My 31st A Level Results Day

Written by Andy Gardner, August 2018 1988 16 August 2018 will be my 31st continuous year of providing Careers Advice on A Level Results day. Things have changed in many ways. In August 1988 I was given the responsibility of providing the AFEIS (Advanced Further Education Information Service) Service for all the schools connected to Stratford Careers Office, part of …