Meaningful experiences toolkit

This toolkit is provided by Forum Talent Potential CIC, which enables teaching professionals to create meaningful learning experiences in partnership with local employers – helping to equip young people for life beyond school. The free six-step CPD toolkit enables you to bring classroom learning to life in partnership with employers. It will help you achieve Gatsby Benchmark 4, as well as contributing to school improvement by helping students discover the point of curriculum subjects – and to make better choices about their futures.

Top tips
  • This resource can be built into staff CPD around the careers agenda
  • Use the toolkit alongside your employers to enable encounters and experiences of the workplace
  • Keep up to date with weekly announcements via a 10-15-minute audio-visual briefing that unpacks one of the many case studies


  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • English embedded careers learning
  • Science embedded careers learning
  • Other subject embedded careers learning
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • Staff training
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Employer engagement
  • Evaluation/impact measurement tool
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND