The government’s Careers Strategy, published in 2017, called for more evidence of effective approaches in primary to enable schools to learn from best practice and build their expertise.

Our research and funding will work to understand the impact of career-related learning activities on primary school children. This will then contribute to the development of our primary toolkit which will host resources and will be made available to all primary schools.

 

Our funding for primary programmes

In line with the government’s Careers Strategy, and on behalf of the Department for Education, we are investing £2 million in projects that build the evidence base to better understand the impact of career-related learning activities on primary school children.

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Careers related learning in primary schools

Our report ‘What works? Career-related learning in primary schools’, provides evidence of the benefits of career-related learning for primary-aged children and the attributes, skills and behaviours that can be encouraged at this stage of a child’s life.

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