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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Register for Connect for College here

Further Education provider resources

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

Stay Nimble

Enhance the careers support you give to students with this online platform – designed to offer valuable career and work performance coaching services.

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM8: Personal Guidance
  • Group careers guidance
  • One-to-one careers guidance
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • Further education and skills

The Skills Suitcase

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.

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM8: Personal Guidance
  • Group careers guidance
  • One-to-one careers guidance
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Virtual
  • SEND