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Amazing Apprenticeships: ASK offer brochure 2020/21

The ASK programme (Apprenticeships Support and Knowledge for Schools and Colleges) continues to offer every educational establishment in England with students in years 10 – 13 access to a free, bespoke support package to transform apprenticeship and vocational education awareness activities so that students, parents and carers, teachers and careers advisers, and governors can be informed about the wonderful opportunities available.

  • Employer
  • Governors
  • Parents and Carers
  • Free
  • Benchmark 2
  • Benchmark 3
  • Benchmark 7
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets

Compass support prompt questions

Feel confident that your interpretation of the eight Gatsby Benchmarks aligns with that of other schools across the country by using this handy set of prompt questions.

  • Employer
  • Governors
  • Free
  • Benchmark 2
  • Benchmark 1
  • Benchmark 3
  • Benchmark 4
  • Benchmark 6
  • Benchmark 5
  • Benchmark 7
  • Benchmark 8
  • Evaluation of careers programme
  • Evaluation/impact measurement tool
  • SEND

Example Careers Calendar of events

Developed by the team at Solihull Careers Hub, this is an editable overview for an academic year of events and specific weeks across the country to support in planning events and the development of a careers education programme.

  • Employer
  • Governors
  • Parents and Carers
  • Free
  • Benchmark 1
  • Benchmark 4
  • Benchmark 5
  • Benchmark 7
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND

Example evaluations

Improve your planning activity with our quality-assured example evaluation forms – designed for all stakeholders and fully editable to meet your needs.

  • Employer
  • Governors
  • Parents and Carers
  • Free
  • Benchmark 1
  • Careers Programme
  • Evaluation of careers programme
  • Benchmark 3
  • Benchmark 4
  • Benchmark 5
  • Benchmark 6
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Evaluation/impact measurement tool
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND

Journey/roadmap

Make sure everyone knows which way you’re heading: ensure all stakeholders understand your careers programme by using these templates to present it in a visual way.

  • Employer
  • Governors
  • Parents and Carers
  • Free
  • Benchmark 1
  • Benchmark 3
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Template
  • SEND

STEM careers toolkit

The STEM Careers Toolkit for secondary schools and colleges is filled with creative ideas and practical suggestions on how to build STEM specific content into your careers strategy.

  • Employer
  • Governors
  • Free
  • Benchmark 1
  • Careers Programme
  • Staff training
  • Benchmark 4
  • Maths embedded careers learning
  • Science embedded careers learning
  • Other subject embedded careers learning
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • SEND

Same and Different

Learn more about the various aspects of early career development for 18-year olds with SEND and provide more targeted support with this model.

  • Employer
  • Governors
  • Parents and Carers
  • Benchmark 3
  • Aspiration raising
  • SEND and vulnerable students
  • Further education and skills
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Evaluation/impact measurement tool
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND

T Levels Resource

T Levels are a brand-new qualification choice that will follow GCSEs and give students a head start towards the career they want. They will suit students who wish to start working towards a skilled occupation, prefer a practical approach to learning and want a predominantly classroom-based course

  • Employer
  • Governors
  • Parents and Carers
  • Free
  • Benchmark 7
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Audio
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Presentations
  • Training
  • Transition
  • Videos
  • SEND