Ministers are accused of “burying their heads in the sand” over the poor state of careers advice for teenagers in schools in England.
The House of Commons Sub-Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy calls on the government to publish a ‘long-promised’ strategy for careers.
The MPs warn careers information and advice is patchy and often inadequate.
They say too many youngsters leave education without the tools to help them consider their future job options.
And many do not understand how their skills and experiences fit with opportunities in the job market.
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