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This section provides links to recent policy documents designed to support the effective delivery of key aspects of the careers and work-related curriculum:

 

Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) (2008) The work-related learning guide. A guide for employers, schools, colleges, students and their parents, London, DCSF.

This guide is intended to provide an understanding of work-related learning and is aimed young people and their parents or carers, employers, schools and colleges, and Education Business Partnership Organisations.


Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) (2008). The QCA Framework: Career, work-related learning and enterprise 11-19: a framework for supporting economic well-being. London: QCA.

This provides guidance on the provision of learning opportunities which help young people to develop a compact view of the labour market, vocational exploration and information gathering activities and thus contribute to successful transitions.


Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) (2007). PSHE: Personal Wellbeing: Programme of Study (non-statutory) for Key Stage 3 and Attainment Target. London: QCA.

Learning and undertaking activities in personal wellbeing contribute to achievement of the curriculum aims for all young people to become successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens who make a positive contribution to society.


Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) (2007). PSHE: Economic Wellbeing and Financial Capability: Programme of Study (non-statutory) for Key Stage 3 and Attainment Target. London: QCA.

Education for economic wellbeing and financial capability aims to equip students with the knowledge, skills and attributes to make the most of changing opportunities in learning and work and develop as questioning and informed consumers managing their money and finances effectively.

QCA (2007). PSHE: Economic Wellbeing and Financial Capability: Programme of Study (non-statutory) for Key Stage 4. London: QCA.

Education for economic wellbeing and financial capability improves motivation and progression by helping students see the relevance of what they learn in school to their future lives and expands their horizons for action by challenging stereotyping, discrimination and other cultural and social barriers to choice.

QCA (2007). PSHE: Personal Wellbeing: Programme of Study (non-statutory) for Key Stage 4. London: QCA.

Education for citizenship equips young people with the knowledge, skills and understanding to play an effective role in public life and encourages them to take an interest in topical and controversial issues in discussion and debate.

 

 

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