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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

Discover Creative Careers

Funded by DCMS and led by industry, the Discover Creative Careers website is an online portal packed with information, resources, events to help young people explore roles in the creative industries, starting with an interactive careers finder tool connecting to more than 520 job profiles and an opportunity directory of events, resources, skills competitions, virtual work experience and more

  • Employer
  • Free
  • Benchmark 4
  • Benchmark 5
  • Benchmark 6
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Lesson plans
  • Videos
  • Virtual

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

LLEP Employer Engagement Guide

Developed by the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership the purpose of this guide is to help your school or college to build long-lasting relationships with local businesses to enhance the interventions your students receive throughout their time at your establishment.

  • Employer
  • Free
  • Benchmark 5
  • Benchmark 6
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND

Resource 2: The benefits and challenges

This is the second resource in our Supporting Employers: Working with Young People with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) collection.

This resource talks about the business benefits of working with young people with SEND and looks at the barriers and misconceptions that can be in place and how these can be overcome.

  • Employer
  • Supporting Employers: Working with Young People with SEND
  • Stage 1: Awareness and Engagement
  • Free
  • Benchmark 5
  • Benchmark 6
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND

Resource 4: Tips for effective communication

This is the fourth resource in our Supporting Employers: Working with Young People with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) collection.

This resource contains tips on how to ensure effective communication when working with Schools, Special Schools and Colleges.  It also looks at some questions you might want to ask to enable you to build an effective relationship 

  • Employer
  • Supporting Employers: Working with Young People with SEND
  • Stage 2: Planning and Implementation
  • Free
  • Benchmark 5
  • Benchmark 6
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND

Resource 5: Gaining Support from different stakeholders

This is the fifth resource in our Supporting Employers: Working with Young People with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) collection.

In this resource you can gain some understanding about how to gain support from stakeholders including colleagues and Senior Leaders in schools. 

  • Employer
  • Supporting Employers: Working with Young People with SEND
  • Stage 2: Planning and Implementation
  • Free
  • Benchmark 5
  • Benchmark 6
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND