Education Leaders

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A Guide for Education Leaders in schools and colleges

For Education Leaders, highlighting priority areas to maximise the impact of careers and the support and resources available

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Education Leader: Careers Awareness

FREE online learning module

This module supports Education Leaders in exploring the value of careers education; the benefits for young people, and its contribution towards meeting school, special school, and college strategic priorities.

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Ofsted - Education Inspection Framework Guide

This guide is for school leaders and careers leaders to support preparation for the Education Inspection Framework (2019).  The guide also provides Enterprise Advisers and Governors with key questions to support strategic careers planning

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Careers Leader Training

Access fully funded Careers Leader training

We offer a suite of programmes to suit your school or college, along with high quality, fully funded Careers Leader training with the additional bonus of bursaries – which could be used to supplement their careers programme or further training.

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Careers guidance and access for education and training providers: published July 2021

In this resource you can find the link to the newly published Statutory Guidance released July 2021 and the CEC at a glance guide to the guidance for schools and college leaders.

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Evaluation and measurement
Impact Evaluation Toolkit Guidance Document

This is a resource for Careers Leaders, and their colleagues, in schools, special schools and colleges to evaluate the impact of career programmes.

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Register for our Education Leader Digest 

Accenture Digital Skills

This resource has been developed by Accenture (national) and is offered on a free learning basis.

A collaborative, peer to peer learning tool building the digital skills needed to stand out in today’s workplace:

  • Bite-sized, animated videos presented by digital experts
  • 110+ animated bitesize videos with content covering 7 digital courses presented by Accenture digital experts
  • Innovative use of social media tools to facilitate peer to peer learning
  • CPD accredited certificate received for completing the modules.
  • Careers Leader
  • Education Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Costed
  • Free
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Lesson plans
  • Training
  • Virtual

Amazing Apprenticeships Resources

Amazing Apprenticeships is a small team with a big mission. They offer help to educators, employers and students navigate the fast-changing world of apprenticeships.

Below are links to some of the resources they have on offer.

  • Careers Leader
  • Delivery Provider
  • Education Leader
  • Employer
  • Further Education provider
  • Governor
  • Parent / Carer
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Guidance
  • Parent engagement
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Videos
  • Virtual
  • Worksheets

Blueprint: Virtual experience of the workplace

Created by the London team this resource supports thinking around virtual experiences of the workplace for schools and businesses. 

  • Careers Leader
  • Delivery Provider
  • Education Leader
  • Employer
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Trust
  • Volunteer
  • Free
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Template
  • SEND

Careers Education Information Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) and Transitions in Focus: A guide to support vision impaired children and young people

Thomas Pocklington Trust (TPT) has a range of useful resources for careers leaders and practitioners working with blind and partially sighted students in mainstream secondary schools and colleges.

  • Careers Leader
  • Education Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • BM8: Personal Guidance
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Guidance
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND

Careers guidance and access for education and training providers: published July 2021

In this resource you can find the link to the newly published Statutory Guidance released July 2021 and the CEC at a glance guide to the guidance for schools and college leaders.

  • Careers Leader
  • Education Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Governor
  • Training Provider
  • Trust
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND

Careers in Context: Can Do Guide for Career Leaders

This guide will give Careers Leaders the confidence to make decisions about what constitutes good careers guidance following the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Careers Leader
  • Education Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Careers In Context
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • BM7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education
  • BM8: Personal Guidance
  • Guidance

Careers in Psychiatry

Interested in a career in psychiatry? This guide and video will tell you everything you need to know about this fascinating profession, including what to expect from the role, the training pathways and different specialisms. 

  • Careers Leader
  • Education Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Parent / Carer
  • Free
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Guidance
  • Videos

Careerscope Teachers & Careers Advisors Hub

This teachers and careers advisors hub is designed to give you the tools to run a hospitality careers session in your school, college or university. It includes sample lesson plans, inspirational videos, information on the industry, webinars, careers resources and information for parents.

  • Careers Leader
  • Education Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Parent / Carer
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • BM8: Personal Guidance
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • Key stage 4
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations
  • Template
  • Training
  • Videos
  • Virtual

CDI quality assurance of career development interventions

This framework will help career development professionals to quality assure their career development interventions and determine any areas that may require development.

  • Careers Leader
  • Education Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Governor
  • Training Provider
  • Trust
  • Free
  • BM8: Personal Guidance
  • Group careers guidance
  • One-to-one careers guidance
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • Careers Programme
  • Evaluation of careers programme
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Evaluation/impact measurement tool
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Template

CEIAG example policy

Personalise your own CEIAG (Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance) policy with this helpful template designed by the Bridge, Greater Manchester.

  • Careers Leader
  • Education Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Governor
  • Training Provider
  • Volunteer
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • Careers Programme
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND

Choices - Entrepreneurship Edition

Brought to you by the Inspiring Worcestershire Careers Hub this resource has been designed to guide you through what you need to know to start your own business.

  • How to avoid some of the pitfalls.
  • Hints and tips from some successful Entrepreneurs.
  • Advice from the experts.
  • Careers Leader
  • Education Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Guidance
  • Information booklets/sheets