CRAC provides research, intelligence and innovation services for all those who support the career development of people of all ages and in all sectors.
We work in partnership with government agencies, education organisations and providers and employers and professional bodies. CRAC is a registered charity No 313164 established in 1964.
To provide research, expertise and innovation for all those who support career development, across all age ranges.
- to support those who help people make career decisions by providing information and intelligence and developing innovative approaches
- to help employers understand education and how to engage with those in education
- to help educators understand employers and how to develop employability
- to support career development activities for specific sectors/industries, ages or educational groups
We achieve our aims by working in partnership with schools, colleges, universities, government agencies and other key national organisations, ensuring that the work we do impacts on as many individuals as possible, to achieve CRAC's vision of a world where people make career decisions wisely and develop their capabilities throughout their working lives.
What we offer
Research and intelligence to inspire and assist those who support the career development of people at all ages
Expert at developing tools, resources and programmes for or in partnership with a wide variety of groups
Realising the potential of researchers. Vitae is the global leader in supporting researcher development
What our customers say
"CRAC has provided valuable insights supporting our activities on diversity and inclusion
through research it has conducted for the Royal Academy of Engineering"
Bola Fatimilehin, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Royal Academy of Engineering
"I think the whole project is very valuable, offering
the sort of support that is not often available within institutions"
Mentoring Pilot Mentor
"I like using the RDF cards because they provide a very tactile
way to introduce my researchers to the framework"
Rachel Smith, Head of Researcher Development, The Research Institute
Featured examples of work
Chief Executive Officer
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