Learning and Skills Bill [H.L.]
Baroness Sharp of Guildford (Liberal Democrat)
moved Amendment No.146:
After Clause 111, insert the following new clause--
:TITLE3:PROVISION OF CAREERS EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES
(" .--(1) The Education Act 1997 shall be amended as follows.
(2) For section 46 substitute--
"Extension or modification of provisions of ss. 43 to 45.
46.--(1) The Secretary of State shall by regulations extend the scope of operation of section 43 and section 44 requiring--
(a) the governing bodies of institutions within the further education sector, and
(b) the principals or other heads of such institutions, and
(c) the schools listed in section 43(2)(a) to (d),
to secure that a programme of careers education is provided for any specified description of persons attending such institutions up to the age of 20.
(2) The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision for extending the scope of operation of section 43, 44 or 45 to primary schools or to any specified description of such schools, to secure that a programme of careers education is provided for any specified description of persons attending such institutions.".").