Careers education has evolved, so the time to start preparing for the future of your careers provision is now. At The Careers & Enterprise Company, we can help you prepare all young people for the fast-changing world of work with our expertise, experience, free tools, resources and ecosystem of support –becoming an extension of your team to add value to your careers offering and support positive futures for all students. We’re ready when you are.
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For Education Leaders, highlighting priority areas to maximise the impact of careers and the support and resources available.
This guide is for school leaders and careers leaders to support preparation for the Education Inspection Framework (2019). The guide also provides Enterprise Advisers and Governors with key questions to support strategic careers planning.
Transform your careers programme and develop your skills as a Careers Leader to strategically embed careers in the curriculum.
In this resource you can find the link to the Statutory Guidance and the CEC at a glance guide to the guidance for schools and college leaders.
This is a resource for Careers Leaders, and their colleagues, in schools, special schools and colleges to evaluate the impact of career programmes.
The following resource and support are designed to support a Careers Leader to create a strategic careers plan. The resource and support include ‘Building a Strategic Careers Plan’ guidance document and a Careers Leader recorded webinar on this element of Benchmark 1.
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The Key Stats 2021 publication contains a useful and informative overview of the Independent Training Provider sector and has been provided by the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP).
IMI Autocity is the one-stop-shop for impartial careers information and advice on careers in the Automotive Industry.
Free teaching resources, lesson plans, competitions and toolkits.
How can we live smarter? is a collection of practical STEM subject activities linked to employability skills. Students will consider how humans have transformed the world around them and what the future might hold for the planet Earth and the people who inhabit it. Discovering how new technology and innovations could improve the quality of our lives as well as the world we live in. From creating a game to save water at home, to investigating how we can use our living space more efficiently.
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The Global STEM Awards scheme rewards students for completing STEM activities and provides a framework to encourage higher levels of engagement in learning. Alongside completing their STEM activities children are asked to think globally and find out about careers linked to the activity.
Developed by Young Money (part of Young Enterprise) this resource has been designed for use with young people age 14 – 16 in England and covers topics including spending and saving, borrowing, debt, insurance, student finance & future planning.
Funded by Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com, this curriculum mapped textbook was sent to state funded English secondary schools in late 2018. Young Money (part of Young Enterprise) have now released an updated July 2021 Edition for England, which you can access here.
This resource has been created by Doncaster College and University Centre.
It takes key information from the SPELL Framework developed by The National Autistic Society as a starting point.
The Toolkit is for secondary schools, Academies and other education establishments - a guide for Head Teachers, Careers Leads and operations staff. It covers setting up and effectively managing and supervising placements or work experiences and has a number of standalone useful checklists and forms.
The University of London Careers Service have developed a new free, impartial and accurate online careers course resource for school and college students (aged 16-18), to help them learn more and make good, well-informed career decisions about their post-18 careers options.
Developed by Black Country Careers Hub and Cadent gas Cornerstone Employer.
These videos can be accessed by neuro-diverse pupils to inspire them to be what they what to be and challenge those stereotypes.
Developed by Inspiring Worcestershire.
Learning more about Worcestershire’s key growth sectors will enable you to understand a variety of important information which could aid you in the decision-making process surrounding your potential career pathway and the choices you make during the remainder of your journey through education.
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Education Leader: Careers Awareness
Education Leaders: Introduction to careers
This course supports Education Leaders in exploring the value of careers education; the benefits for young people, and its contribution towards meeting school, special school, and college strategic priorities.