150428 Draft Review of Careers Guidance in Maidstone Report

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Maidstone Borough Council

 

Economic and Commercial Development

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

 

Tuesday 28 April 2015

 

Draft Review of Careers Guidance in Maidstone report.

 

Report of: Orla Sweeney, Overview and Scrutiny Officer

 

 

1.††††† Introduction

 

1.1        At its meeting of 23 December 2014, the Economic and Commercial Development Overview and Scrutiny Committee resolved to conduct a review into careers advice and guidance in the borough.

 

1.2        The Committee carried out a number of evidence gathering sessions with a variety of organisations and witnesses.† Members also visited a local a Further Education College and School.

 

2.†††† Recommendation

 

2.1        It is recommended that the Committee consider its draft report and recommendations, making amendments as appropriate.

 

2.2        That the Committee give delegated authority to the Chairman and Vice-Chairman to complete the draft report ready for submission to the appropriate body.

 

3.††††† Impact on Corporate Objectives

 

3.1†††† The Strategic Plan sets the Councilís key objectives for the medium † term and has a range of objectives which support the delivery of ††††††† the Councilís priorities.†

 

3.2†††† The Committee will consider reports that deliver against the ††† following priorities:

 

         For Maidstone to have a growing economy; and

         For Maidstone to be a decent place to live.

 

4. †††† Relevant Documents

 

4.1†††† Draft Review of Careers Guidance in Maidstone Report (Appendix A) ATTACHED

 

5.††††† Background Documents

 

5.1†††† None