Earlier today Skills Builder Partnership released the ‘Better Prepared: Essential skills and employment outcomes for young people’ research. The results are timely, hard-hitting and require immediate attention and action from all.
Since we launched just over a month ago, we’ve shared lots ideas covering a range of areas; Careers Ambassadors, potential NEET students and Careers intervention tracking, to name but a few. We know that these are important elements of your provision and we will continue to share what we know to be important. This is a network designed to support your work but we’re calving out space to celebrate your work as well.
We all know that reaching every student is something that can be very challenging. Ensuring that all students have a destination post-16 or 18 is one of the real tangible accountability measures that a Careers Leader/School has. Everyone aims for a zero NEET figure but not everyone is able to achieve it.
There has never been a more challenging time for students in our schools. Now more than ever young people need and deserve an outstanding Careers Education. We need to here what Careers leadership looks like from your perspective.
We thought it would be nice to provide a space to highlight some of the amazing activities taking place this week. Considering the extremely difficult circumstances that schools and colleges are facing, #NAW2021 has been a storming success. Does your school or college feature?
Being a Careers Leader may be your role but leading careers is everyone’s responsibility. How can you expand the Careers Ambassador function to incorporate key stakeholders to make truly inclusive?
In this first of our two part series on ambassadors or champions, we discuss the vital role curriculum area advocates have in any school or college Careers programme. Here we discuss how you can bring colleagues on board and help them embed your Careers programme into every facet of school life.
With National Apprenticeship Week coming up, we wanted to take an irreverent look at the current opportunities available. We were a little taken aback by the lack of variety in both role and sectors on offer. Should we be doing more?
Finding a way of recording, tracking and reporting Careers interventions is something that a school can spend the majority of the annual budget in. We’ve put together a handy guide on how you can do it for free.
COVID-19 has wreaked its destruction to all of this year’s plans. When putting our plans together for next year, what are the permanent changes we would make? Are you ready to take a gamble on doing things differently?