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.
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This framework will help career development professionals to quality assure their career development interventions and determine any areas that may require development.
Enhance the careers support you give to students with this online platform – designed to offer valuable career and work performance coaching services.
Help students identify their own skills – as well as the areas where they might need further development – and encourage reflection in a fun and engaging way.
Empower young people to recognise their abilities and talk about their strengths – helping to improve their self-confidence and career planning skills.