Career guidance in schools is not fit for purpose – Ibec

System failing to meet the needs of people faced with changing world of work

A new model of career guidance is required which embraces lifelong learning and changing career paths throughout individuals’ lives, Ibec asserts. File photograph: Getty Images

A new model of career guidance is required which embraces lifelong learning and changing career paths throughout individuals’ lives, Ibec asserts. File photograph: Getty Images

Ireland’s secondary schools lack the resources to deliver proper career guidance to students, according to employers’ group Ibec.

Its review of the sector finds career guidance services overall are failing to meet the needs of people faced with a changing world of work.

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