Connexions Leicester Shire careers advice service axed

Connexions Leicester Shire careers advice service axed
 

The organisation, jointly owned by Leicester city and Leicestershire county councils, is being axed as the authorities restructure the way they help 14 to 19-year-olds after changes to the law. Until April, councils were responsible for giving career guidance to young people, but now that duty rests with individual schools.
Local authorities are now only obliged to cater for young people not in education, employment or training, or who have disabilities or learning difficulties.
Connexions, formed 10 years ago, was getting £6.4 million annually from the two councils.
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27 August 2012 in Regional East, Views: 4
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