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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This toolkit is intended to be simple to use, helping Careers Leaders and others support and develop youth social action. the resource aims to enable more of their young people to be active citizens in their school or college and wider communities.
YourGamePlan is a free online learning platform designed to help young people transition from school to the workplace, and widen their understanding of the career opportunities available to them.
This resource has been developed by Youth Employment UK and is a fantastic opportunity for young people to develop their skills.
Xello is an engaging online program that prepares students for post-secondary success in academics, career and life. With Xello, you’ll have everything you need to help your students build the skills and knowledge to create actionable plans for the future, regardless of their chosen pathway.
Watch two exciting new WOW Show programmes about careers in the NHS – designed for home schooling and beyond.
World class careers education doesn’t exist without the input and insight from industry leaders. This resource looks at the ways in which Careers Leaders and Enterprise Advisers can work together to ensure careers education is reflective of the fast-changing labour market.
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.
An example of how you can link a school or college recovery plan or overarching strategic objectives to a careers programme.
Developed by the The Careers & Enterprise Company, Work It is a series of careers talks with young people, for young people. Learn about some of the different routes available after leaving education from a range of inspiring youth voices. These also raise awareness of roles of the young people and the businesses they work for.
This paper summarises the research on three forms of work related learning: work experience placements, job shadowing and workplace visits, showcasing the effectiveness of these activities and highlighting examples of best practice.
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.
Prepare for a student’s work experience placement with these easily adaptable templates and example paperwork – developed by the Tees Valley Combined Authority.
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.