As you may have noticed there is a fairly feverish atmosphere around government at the moment. Over the next few weeks expect lots of announcements about the lockdown and the government’s preparations for the post-lockdown economy. In a recent post I talked about a new proposal on career guidance that I and a number of other people are lobbying government for to ensure that career guidance is part of these post-lockdown plans.
Since then I have been working with the Career Development Policy Group and the Fair Education Alliance to write an open letter to the Secretary of State calling for the Department for Education to introduce a Career Guidance Guarantee for young people and unemployed adults.
This letter calls for every young person and unemployed adult to have access to career guidance to support them to make informed decisions. It is important that individual’s are able to find the destinations that are right for them so that they can make the most of the available opportunities post Covid-19.
We are looking for people to add their signature to this letter. You can sign it as an individual, but it is even more powerful if you are able to sign this letter on behalf of your organisation. The more people that sign the letter, the stronger the call for a Career Guidance Guarentee will be.
If you want to sign the letter you need to do it by NOON on FRIDAY (3rd July). You can add your name using this form.