We work closely with sector colleagues and sector bodies to ensure these are tailored and differentiated to meet your college’s needs.
The Careers & Enterprise Company partnered with CooperGibson Research to carry out this research into careers leadership in colleges. Read the report here.
This resource is for providers who deliver encounters in schools, special schools and colleges to support students with learning about all pathways.
In the context of the provider access legislation, a provider is an organisation that offers approved technical education qualifications or their representative, for example an FE college or training provider. The purpose of the resource is to enable providers to effectively engage with schools, special schools and colleges to deliver encounters that have an impact on students and are aligned with the institution’s wider careers education programme.
Understand the role of Careers Leader, and the support offered through our Enterprise Adviser Network, by following our roadmaps for success.
This report builds on the national results from the State of the Nation Report 2019 with additional analysis of the Compass data for colleges specifically, to provide Careers Leaders, college leaders and their external partners with the insights needed to make further progress.
This paper provides evidence for effective career guidance within the Further Education (FE) sector. The evidence can be used by colleges of all types and providers of career and enterprise programmes when considering supporting young people with careers activities.
The government's Careers Strategy means that all schools and colleges should have a named Careers Leader in place by September 2018. This guide for colleges explains what careers leadership in colleges looks like and how it could be led and managed within your college.
Transform your careers programme and develop your skills as a Careers Leader to strategically embed careers in the curriculum.
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Developed by the Inspiring Worcestershire Careers Hub team, this activity will enable SEND students to begin to learn how to research information regarding different job roles of interest to them.
Leicestershire Cares Education team’s info pack about their employability project with visually impaired young people. This pack includes a guide for businesses signposting helpful info and resources on employing people with a visual impairment.
This resource has been developed by Accenture (national) and is offered on a free learning basis.
A collaborative, peer to peer learning tool building the digital skills needed to stand out in today’s workplace:
- Bite-sized, animated videos presented by digital experts
- 110+ animated bitesize videos with content covering 7 digital courses presented by Accenture digital experts
- Innovative use of social media tools to facilitate peer to peer learning
- CPD accredited certificate received for completing the modules.
Developed by the Inspiring Worcestershire Careers Hub team this resource has been specifically designed to be used as a discussion activity with SEND students around a TV programme linked to the world of work.
Help more of your students progress into the UK’s most competitive universities by using these free CPD resources, developed by the Russell Group.
Developed by Green Corridor College this resource is part of the My Skills My Future (MSMF) programme.
Amazing Apprenticeships is a small team with a big mission. They offer support and guidance to educators, employers, students and parents to navigate the fast-changing world of apprenticeships. Below are links to some of the resources they have on offer.
Brand-new animated film explaining what apprenticeships are and their benefits, watch here!
This resource contains a collection of toolkits to help more autistic young people access sustainable and meaningful employment opportunities.
The resources will help employers to develop their awareness and understanding of autism. They will support the hiring and retaining of talented autistic young people.
These resources are also relevant for autistic young people, their parents/carers, teachers, and other relevant professionals to support a young person to make informed choices about their future employment opportunities.
As a Careers Leader, you can use this revised checklist as an annual review of provision to support your planning for the following year.
Developed by The ASK programme, funded by the Department for Education, these resources support parents understanding.
This presentation was used in a workshop to support the thinking around the development of BM4 in a SEND setting.
Launched by the social mobility charity upReach, Aspire was created to encourage state school students all over the UK to aim high and broaden their career horizons. Aimed at Year 12 and 13 students, these resources provide detailed information about a wide range of career options that students from lower socio-economic backgrounds may have limited exposure to through existing networks.
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.