The report, 'London Ambitions: Shaping a Successful Careers Offer for all Young Londoners', sets out seven recommendations for the London Ambitions career offer to transform the landscape of careers and employment support for young people across London, regardless of the particular school or college they attend.
The recommendations are included in an eighty-page report, produced through London Councils, the London Enterprise Panel (LEP) and the Mayor of London's Office. The report’s recommendations include access to personalised careers advice, at least 100 hours’ experience of the world of work by the age of 16 and comprehensive, up-to-date information on the jobs market in the capital. It also recommends a ‘London Ambitions Careers Curriculum’, to help young people think about the learning experiences they have during schooling from a workplace perspective, and provide a toolkit for schools and colleges.
Cllr Peter John OBE, Executive member for children, skills and employment at London Councils said:
“In recent years the education system has delivered transformational change in GCSE results, with London outperforming other regions. The challenge now is for everyone with a stake in London’s education system and economy to transform the careers offer.”
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