Schools: Vocational Guidance

Department for Education written question – answered on 28th January 2015.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 21 January 2015 to Question 221152, how many staff in schools had the role of careers adviser in the academic year (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11, (c) 2011-12, (d) 2012-13 and (e) 2013-14.

Photo of Nicholas Boles Nicholas Boles The Minister for Universities and Science, Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Jointly with the Department for Education)

The Department for Education publishes data on the number of staff in schools with the role of careers adviser.

The figures for England, available from 2010, are:

Number staff (headcount), with role of careers adviser in publicly funded schools in England, November in each year

Nov-13

660

Nov-12

570

Nov-11

470

Nov-10

450

Source: School Workforce Census. Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

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