Trust Community of Improvement (COI)

The terms of reference for the Trust COI are as follows:

  • To grow a meaningful network of Central Strategic Careers Leaders from across Academy and Education Trusts.
  • To develop and embed effective careers guidance across Trusts that impacts positive outcomes and permeates school improvement.
  • To drive purposeful relationships and engagement and impact between Trusts and the Enterprise Adviser Network, including Careers Hubs.
  • To surface and share exemplary practice of central strategic careers leadership across Trusts.
  • To develop system leaders across careers education.
  • To develop relevant and rigorous professional development for system leaders overseeing careers across Trusts.

If you meet the terms of reference it would be wonderful to have you on board. Contact

Our plans are to meet virtually three times a year with a communication ‘Connect with Trusts’ also three times a year. Here is the latest edition of Connect for Trusts.


Connect for Trusts

Connect for Trusts has been designed to encourage careers professionals working within trusts, including members of our Trust Community of Improvement, to collaborate, innovate and share experiences and good practice.

Gatsby BM1

Central Strategic Careers Leadership (CSCL): Developing approaches to the strategic leadership of careers across trust

This guide explores how the role of the Central Strategic Careers Leader is emerging within trusts, the value of the work on careers within trusts, the value of collaborative working between trusts and Careers Hubs, and employers across the various regions.


Browse Trust resources

Gatsby BM1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Key stages


Compass+ is a free digital product from The Careers & Enterprise Company with features that help you to measure impact and inform continuous improvement of your careers provision. 

Gatsby BM1
Key stages

BM1 Guide

This resource has been developed by colleagues in Liverpool City Region Careers Hub to support CPD to Careers Leaders on all elements of BM1.