Experts from across Scotland's careers system and beyond share their thoughts on the Career Review and how we can work together to build a better system for the benefit of all young people in Scotland.
Working together to build the career services of the future
In a new blog, SDS' Director of CIAG Operations James Russell outlines the importance of co-design at all stages of the Career Review. James shares how this has informed the newly approved Target Operating Model - which provides a high-level overview of how services can deliver on the recommendations.
A Universal Careers Offer: From 3 -18
In the latest in a series of blogs in support of the Career Review, Gerry Lyons Head of Education Services at Glasgow City Council and Career Review Programme Board member, shares his thoughts on how career services become more integrated into the education system.
Scotland’s internationally recognised careers system
Grahame Smith, former STUC General Secretary and Chair of the Career Review Programme Board, highlights the areas of Scotland’s internationally recognised careers system which are currently delivering effective services for customers, practitioners, and the wider career ecosystem.
Engaging businesses to support young people
Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, writes about the importance of involving the business community in shaping a new careers eco-system.
Why it’s time for colleges to bring career skills to the centre stage
Angela Cox, Principal of Borders College, writes about the changing world of work and the role colleges play in helping students gain the skills required to be successful in a future with many jobs.
Harnessing the voice of our customers and putting them at the heart of the design process
James Russell, SDS' Director of CIAG Operations, reflects on the importance of engaging with customers throughout the career review and how their feedback is shaping the next stages of design and recommendations.
More than the sum of the parts? Challenges for Scotland’s career ecosystem
Professor Tristram Hooley was asked to investigate career provision in Scotland and working with colleagues produced the Exploring Scotland's Career Ecosytem report. In this blog, Tristam details what they found and highlights some key challenges