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* From this month, all state schools in England will have to provide careers education for Years 7 to 11

* Also from this month, they must provide a programme of work-related learning at key stage 4

* Connexions, a "one-stop shop" for teenagers in England needing advice on anything from careers options to pregnancy and drug problems, was introduced in 2001

* It operates through 47 local partnerships that link public, private and voluntary organisations

* More than 7,500 personal advisers are the point of contact for teenagers needing advice

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