National Careers Week is a celebration of careers guidance and free resources in education across the UK. The aim is to provide a focus for careers guidance activity at an important point in the academic calendar to help support young people leaving education. With youth unemployment remaining high and employers citing that young people are ill prepared with the basic skills needed for employment, there has never been a more need for careers guidance to be promoted and celebrated in education. National Careers Week is a great platform to inform and inspire the next generation as they enter the world of work.
National Careers Week takes place between the 1st and 6th of March 2021, encouraging education providers to bring together students, local employers and advisers through careers events and activities.
In preparation for next year’s National Careers Week, we are encouraging individuals and organisations to make their pledge using the hashtag #NCW2021.