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Career websites can refer to a range of online learning tools, including websites and apps, that are designed for young people in order to help them make informed decisions about their futures.

This paper provides evidence on how careers websites can be used as part of a broader careers education provision to impact the decisions made by young people transitioning from education to the world of work.

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In the report you will find:

Introduction
Introducing the concept and the history of careers websites and where they sit in the broader sense of careers education provision.

What are careers websites?
Outlines the purpose and the three main functions of careers websites including examples of existing programmes. 

What impact do careers websites have?
Focuses on how careers websites improve a young persons’ career readiness and social capital.  

Lessons for best practice?
This section outlines the two key areas in which careers websites have made measurable impact on young people as well as identifying how these websites should be designed and utilised. 

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