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Leading careers education information advice and guidance (CEIAG) in secondary schools

Barnes, Iain and Kent, Peter (2011) Leading careers education information advice and guidance (CEIAG) in secondary schools.

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Abstract

This report summarises the findings of a set of six case studies, undertaken during November 2010, which explored the effective leadership of careers education information advice and guidance (CEIAG) in a small sample of secondary schools in England. The findings indicate that effective CEIAG is an extremely important component of school provision as it impacts upon students’ aspirations, achievement and therefore potentially their life chances and social mobility. The report describes different curriculum models, with the integration of CEIAG across the curriculum as the preferred approach allied to a strong emphasis on partnership working. The leadership and management of CEIAG follow a distributed model with staff operating at a variety of levels to secure its development and implementation. There is significant evidence of this model combining the skills of both teaching and non-teaching staff. The importance of strategic vision, continuing professional development and monitoring and evaluation is highlighted as substantial. The report concludes with a set of key message for both school leaders and policymakers.

Item Type: Document from Web
Publisher: National College for Leadership of Schools and Children's services
Additional Information: http://www.nationalcollege.org.uk/download?id=147155&filename=ceiag-secondary-school-report.pdf
Depositing User: Editor (1)
Date Deposited: 31 May 2011 11:27
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2012 18:25
URI: http://dera.ioe.ac.uk/id/eprint/2983
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