King James School help pilot scheme for better careers guidance

In North Yorkshire, schools are developing and broadening these aspirations as a motivation for learning by placing career guidance at the heart of the curriculum.
A pilot funded by North Yorkshire County Council and the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership, has involved 20 secondary schools across the county and York to improve careers guidance.
This has led to a close working relationship between schools and local employers with careers guidance increasingly woven into the curriculum. It also places North Yorkshire well ahead in meeting the Government’s recent schools careers strategy and statutory requirements which will require workplace experience for every pupil.
Students at King James School Knaresborough, one of the pilot schools, are frequently reminded of where their learning might lead.

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