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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Created in partnership with The Careers & Enterprise Company, #ExploreApprenticeships is a free online course supporting young people wanting to learn more about apprenticeships as a career path.
This is a CPD tool designed for teachers. It explores a basic understanding of what engineering thinking is and how it links to design thinking. The resource is broken down into:
- engineering skills
- disruptive innovation
- engineering skills development (linking to key engineering developments in history)
- simple design exercises.
Created by the London team this resource supports thinking around virtual experiences of the workplace for schools and businesses.
Developed by Endeavour Training.
This resource is a set of employability films for young people and parents. The films are focussed on opportunities in Sheffield and the surrounding areas but have elements which are universal across all areas.
Interested in a career in psychiatry? This guide and video will tell you everything you need to know about this fascinating profession, including what to expect from the role, the training pathways and different specialisms.
Discover more about how Ofsted may explore Careers Education in your setting, and how Governors can support.
EmployAbility Leisure is an initiative by Aspire (EmployAbility Leisure) to create more accessible and inclusive training and workplace environments for disabled people in the fitness and leisure sector. Evidence-based guidance published as a result for disabled people, training providers and employers is available for free, instant download here.
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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.