Further Education

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College Roadmap

Understand the role of Careers Leader, and the support offered through our Enterprise Adviser Network, by following our roadmaps for success.

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Careers Leadership in Colleges Report

The Careers & Enterprise Company partnered with CooperGibson Research to carry out this research into careers leadership in colleges

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Colleges Benchmark Report

Over the past year, progress has been made on every dimension of careers provision and over 3,800 state-funded schools and colleges have now completed Compass.

The detailed Compass results for colleges are reported for the first time.

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Careers Provision in Colleges - What Works

This paper sets out to explore features of good and effective careers provision in college settings.

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Evaluation and measurement
Understanding the role of the Careers Leader: A guide for colleges

This guide for colleges explains what careers leadership in colleges looks like and how it could be led and managed within your college. 

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Careers Guidance Resources for College Careers Leaders - AoC

The Careers & Enterprise Company are working with the Association of Colleges to provide resources, webinars and information for the leaders, governors and careers guidance professionals in the FE sector to help support colleges with their careers guidance offer

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Further Education provider resources

LMI fact sheets – Tees Valley example

Help students and parents understand the different sectors of growth in the Tees Valley area – or use the template as a guide to display key information within other LEP areas.

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • Labour market information for students
  • Labour market information for parents/staff
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Employer engagement
  • Parent engagement

Virtual Work Experience – Barclays

Give students the opportunity to gain work experience in a company that they might not normally get access to, via Virtual Work Experience from Barclays.

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • Work experience (1-2 week block)
  • Workplace visits
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • SEND and vulnerable students
  • Aspiration raising
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • Labour market information for students
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Lesson plans
  • Videos
  • SEND