Your school’s careers provision: what are Ofsted inspectors looking for?

reception area

Last month Ofsted published the consultation draft for inspections taking place under the Common Inspection Framework from September 2019. Some of these areas relate to careers education, advice and guidance and while there is no actual checklist, inspectors will be looking for a number of things when they visit schools in relation to this. Gatsby […]

Gatsby Benchmarks video series free to schools and colleges

 A series of YouTube videos have been produced for schools and colleges as part of a drive to improve careers education and equip students with the knowledge and experience they need to succeed in the world of work. East Midlands local enterprise partnership D2N2 have teamed up with DANCOP (Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Collaborative Outreach Programme) to highlight […]

How Apprenticeships Work Event – Apprentice Open Evening

Office workers

Taking place on Wednesday 7 March between 4 and 7.30pm, potential apprentices will be able to find out more about how apprenticeships work and talk to advisers about the current apprenticeships available which include customer service at level 2, and digital marketing, technology, accountancy and business administration at levels 3 and 4.   The event will […]

New Careers Strategy unveiled

Careers Strategy

After a very long wait, the Rt Hon Anne Milton MP has finally revealed the new Careers Strategy which aims, she says, “to create a thriving careers system, that is accessible to everyone” and which is “at the heart of our focus on social mobility.” The Strategy will use the eight benchmarks of good practice set out by […]