Tuition fees at University mean more and more students are asking the question as to whether University is right for them and are faced with evermore complex choices about their futures.
Schools are faced with the challenge of providing their students with accurate and impartial careers information advice and guidance but often lack the resources and expertise to do so effectively. Knowing how to engage with a range of high profile employers who are in the best position to advise students about career opportunities is one of the key difficulties.
Employers are concerned that there are not enough school and college leavers who have developed the high level skills they need for work. They would like to engage with schools and their students to help them develop those skills but with over 5000 secondary schools and colleges it is a huge task.