Further Education

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Signposts
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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Connect: The College Careers Community - In partnership with the Association of Colleges, Connect the College Careers Community is a termly bulletin that acts as a national community of practice for the sector to connect, innovate and collaborate in support of careers and progression activities for your learners. 

Further Education provider resources

Support students and key stakeholders to understand all pathways

We have collated key resource and support for you to ensure that all students, staff and parents/carers are informed about and understand all pathways at 16/18. Access these key resources for ‘at a glance’ overviews of key pathways, including technical and vocational routes post 16 and post 18. 

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Ahead Of The Game 2022
  • Free
  • BM7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Guidance
  • Transition
  • SEND

Support students to make a successful transition

We have collated key resource and support for you to ensure that you can effectively support students to navigate application and recruitment processes and make effective transitions to their best next steps. 

  • Careers Leader
  • Delivery Provider
  • Further Education provider
  • Ahead Of The Game 2022
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable 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
  • Guidance
  • SEND

Support students to pursue the BEST next step for them

We have collated key resource and support for you to ensure that you support students to identify the best next step for them 

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Ahead Of The Game 2022
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable 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
  • Guidance
  • Lesson plans
  • SEND