Employers and Volunteers

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Supporting Employers: Working with Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Step by step resources to support Employers and Enterprise Advisers when working with young people with SEND. 

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Training
Experiences of the Workplace (BM6): Step by step guide for Employers

Developed in partnership with Careermap, this microsite contains all the information employers need to offer experiences of the workplace to young people.

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Careers in Context 2020: Can Do Guide for Employers

This guide sets out examples from employers who have already achieved impact and aims to give confidence and inspiration as employers plan activities.

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An Employer’s guide to supporting STEM careers education in England

This Employer’s guide to STEM careers education explains how employer engagement can support secondary schools and colleges in England to deliver high-quality science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers education.

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Inclusion mag for Employers

This series of four Careermag for Inclusion publications are designed for employers to support them in understanding how they can offer opportunities for young people with SEND. 

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Information
Employer engagement in careers education: Insights 2020/21

This report draws out key insights from some of the employers most involved in careers education across the country, analysing how practice is evolving and what activity is generating impact.

Cornerstone Employer Group Case Studies – Coast to Capital

Case study from the Coast to Capital Careers Hub – sheds light on a recent group activity on Vocational pathways undertaken with Thakeham Homes, British Airways, Gatwick Airport, Unilever, Atkins, Honeywell, Thales, NHS, Fidelity International and ITV.

  • Employer
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • Further education and skills
  • Employer engagement
  • Virtual

Cornerstone Employer Group Case Studies – West of England

Case study from the Cornerstone Employer Group at the West of England Careers Hub – gives an overview of their recent work on Strategic Action Groups.

  • Employer
  • Free
  • 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
  • Employer engagement

Cornerstone Employer Working Together Kit

You have made a commitment to support this work and your stakeholders want to hear about the work you are undertaking. We have created a communications pack that not only provides the tools and support you need but shares ways in which you can use them to further develop your profile as a leading voice in building the workforce of tomorrow.

Our Working Together Kit will provide practical ideas and examples that you can adopt to share your innovation and good practice.

  • Cornerstone Employer
  • Employer
  • Free

DMA Talent: Autism Employers guide

DMA Talent’s Neurodiversity Initiative has worked alongside experts, brands and leading industry figures, some with neurodevelopmental conditions themselves, to define best practice and develop a forum where businesses can discuss neurodiversity.

  • Cornerstone Employer
  • Employer
  • Volunteer
  • Free
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND

DMA Talent: Dyslexia Employers guide

To help employers understand dyslexia, how to treat employees as individuals, and how to make reasonable adjustments for them so they can thrive in the workplace, we’ve collaborated alongside the DM Trust and specialists to create a detailed guide.

  • Cornerstone Employer
  • Employer
  • Volunteer
  • Free
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND

EmployAbility Leisure Guides

EmployAbility Leisure is an initiative by Aspire (EmployAbility Leisure) to create more accessible and inclusive training and workplace environments for disabled people in the fitness and leisure sector. Evidence-based guidance published as a result for disabled people, training providers and employers is available for free, instant download here.

  • Careers Leader
  • Education Leader
  • Employer
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Guidance
  • Research
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Virtual

Employer engagement in careers education: Insights 2020/21

This report draws out key insights from some of the employers most involved in careers education across the country, analysing how practice is evolving and what activity is generating impact. It draws on survey data from ninety businesses of different shapes, types, sectors and in each region of England, and analyses their experiences of preparing students for the world of work.

  • Careers Leader
  • Cornerstone Employer
  • Education Leader
  • Employer
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • Guidance

Employer Prospectus

This Employer Prospectus was developed by Featherstone High School to give employers and education/training providers an overview of opportunities for engagement in the upcoming academic year.

  • Employer
  • Parent / Carer
  • Free
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Employer engagement
  • Parent engagement