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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Amazing Apprenticeships, has created a schedule of live webinars and a back catalogue of on-demand recordings aimed at teacher and career advisers
This presentation was used in a workshop to support the thinking around the development of BM4 in a SEND setting.
Watch this webinar and following the accompanying resource to support planning and delivery of meaningful experiences of the workplace
In the attached document you will find details of the free CEC Spring 2022 CPD offer for Careers Leaders.
Please click on the relevant links in the document to register for any of the events
Careermap regularly runs CPD webinars for teachers and career leaders throughout the academic year
Transform your careers programme and develop your skills as a Careers Leader to strategically embed careers in the curriculum.
This resource accompanies BM 4 Masterclass and supports Career Leaders and Enterprise Advisers to embed careers across the curriculum via 3 approaches. The resource breaks down each of the approaches and includes supporting resource of audit tools and checklists
Created in partnership with The Careers & Enterprise Company, #ExploreApprenticeships is a free online course supporting young people wanting to learn more about apprenticeships as a career path.
This portal lists organisations that have activities that meet Gatsby Benchmark 5 (encounters with employers and employees) and Benchmark 6 (experience of workplaces)
The following resource and support are designed to support a Careers Leader to create a strategic careers plan. The resource and support include a ‘Building a Strategic Careers Plan’ guidance document and a Careers Leader recorded webinar on this element of Benchmark 1
The following resource and support are designed to support a Careers Leader to build a progressive careers programme. The resource and support include a ‘Building a progressive careers programme’ guidance document and a link to a Careers Leader recorded webinar on this element of Benchmark 1
Watch this webinar and use the accompanying Careers in the Curriculum Modelling Tool Guide to support embedding Careers in the Curriculum