The Careers Leader needs to be someone who can:
- Take responsibility for continuous improvement of the strategic careers plan and the progressive careers programme, which should be planned and implemented to ensure positive outcomes for young people
- Coordinate and manage the various elements of the careers programme informed by a strategic careers plan aligned to school, special school or college priorities
- Liaise with external partners, such as employers, learning providers and career guidance services
- Pay careful attention to feedback from all stakeholders and to the destinations of pupils
Developed with you in mind, we’ve made it easy to quickly find the trusted, high quality resources you need to make a difference. We’ve identified, and regularly update, key resources that can directly support you as you plan, implement and measure the impact of your strategic careers plan and progressive careers programme and as you work towards achieving the Gatsby Benchmarks.
Careers Leader resources
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Inform young people and their parents about the options available after GCSE level learning with these visually engaging guides – developed by the Department for Education.
Help more of your students progress into the UK’s most competitive universities by using these free CPD resources, developed by the Russell Group.
How do you get into specific roles within the health industry? This website, developed by Allied Health, shows students how to get into the profession.
This well-known resource can be used to help contextualise the world of work alongside curriculum study – and support young people in making informed decisions.
Access easily digestible content online that’s designed to build up your students’ CVs via a host of interactive videos, animations, quizzes and more.
Help students understand the range of opportunities available to them through Higher Education – and inspire them to continue learning at this level.
This resource provides 16-25-year-olds with valuable insight into the marketing world – along with opportunities to gain paid work experience.
Access free online interactive resources, ready-made lessons and work experience opportunities – and build them into your progressive careers programme.
Engage the imagination and offer a fun and exciting way to learn about the future world of work with this much-loved game format.
Support students when it comes to finding the right university, and help them prepare for what’s ahead, with this targeted programme and free suite of resources.
Access and assign these short tutorial courses to promote intellectual curiosity through exposure to academic research – and start building the skills needed for university.
Learn more about the various aspects of early career development for 18-year olds with SEND and provide more targeted support with this model.