Regional Research

The International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) at the University of Derby was commissioned to evaluate Careers Yorkshire and the Humber’s inspiration activity between April 2016 - March 2017. The purpose of the evaluation was to capture staff and stakeholders’ views of the operation of inspiration activities and make suggestions for the development of this work.

Authors Jane Artess & Jill Hanson

View the Inspiration Activity and Good Practice Guide (PDF).

The Benchmarks for Colleges listed in this PDF outline the important elements of a robust career guidance programme. They have been developed from the Gatsby Benchmarks for good career guidance, following consultation with a range of colleges across England to align them with the needs of the sector.

This guidance, developed from the Gatsby Benchmarks, explains that if young people know more about the range of careers open to people with the right qualifications, they will have a clearer idea of the routes to better jobs.

This strategic economic plan (PDF) for the North East, produced in 2014, includes projections and plans for increasing the number of high skill, high quality jobs in the area, up to 2024.

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