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
Key stages

My Skills My Future

This programme has been collated from resources across our partners and network to support young people with SEND under the 2 groups identified in the SEND toolkit. It contains lessons around employability skill development , employer projects and engagement videos all to support young people in their next steps.