The Careers Leader needs to be someone who can:
- Take responsibility for continuous improvement of the strategic careers plan and the progressive careers programme, which should be planned and implemented to ensure positive outcomes for young people
- Coordinate and manage the various elements of the careers programme informed by a strategic careers plan aligned to school, special school or college priorities
- Liaise with external partners, such as employers, learning providers and career guidance services
- Pay careful attention to feedback from all stakeholders and to the destinations of pupils
Developed with you in mind, we’ve made it easy to quickly find the trusted, high quality resources you need to make a difference. We’ve identified, and regularly update, key resources that can directly support you as you plan, implement and measure the impact of your strategic careers plan and progressive careers programme and as you work towards achieving the Gatsby Benchmarks.
Careers Leader resources
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As a Careers Leader, you can use this revised checklist as an annual review of provision to support your planning for the following year.
This resource has been developed by colleagues in Liverpool City Region Careers Hub to support resource and CPD to Careers Leaders on all elements of BM1
This framework will help career development professionals to quality assure their career development interventions and determine any areas that may require development.
Personalise your own CEIAG (Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance) policy with this helpful template designed by the Bridge, Greater Manchester.
This newsletter, developed by the team at our Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Hub, includes lots of useful templates and examples to support all areas of Gatsby Benchmark 1.
Example strategic careers plan from The Link School, Sunderland (AP)
This strategy covers 2021-2024 and was updated January 2021
The strategy outlines the school’s vision for careers and the main aims of careers provision at the school
Detail includes: vision, SWOT analysis strategic objectives and key actions. The School’s Provider Access policy is also included.
Use this presentation to help secondary school governors understand their role and responsibilities – and encourage them to engage with our accompanying governor guidance.
Access free online interactive resources, ready-made lessons and work experience opportunities – and build them into your progressive careers programme.
Over the last nine months the CDI Community of Interest for Careers Education has been working to reimagine and redevelop the popular Framework for Careers, Employability and Enterprise Education.
Make exploring the world of work more engaging via gamification. Panjango Online is designed to demonstrate the importance of education in a fun way.
Engage the imagination and offer a fun and exciting way to learn about the future world of work with this much-loved game format.
See a great example of a learner journey within a SEND environment – developed by Shaftesbury High School, a special needs school in Harrow, London.