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Resources in categories Leading & Managing

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    Mapping Careers Provision in Schools and Colleges in England

    This DfE research report (July 2015) complements the CDI Survey published earleir this year

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    The Quality in Careers Standard

    The Quality in Careers Standard is the national CEIAG quality award for England. Read the national criteria for the award and case studies of good practice. Also get award provider contact details here

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    16-19 work experience - top tips for organisers

    NFER top tips on how to organise work experience as part of 16-19 study programmes

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    Outstanding Directions

    Outstanding Directions is free to use and helps you to review, improve and develop a strategy for career guidance in your organisation. Click here

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    Why does employer engagement matter? A toolkit for schools and colleges

    A guide written by Kath Wright for the CDI

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    The Evidence Base on Lifelong Guidance

     Tristram Hooley has recently written a report for the European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network (ELGPN) on the benefits of career guidance aimed at policy makers

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    Health and Safety Executive (HSE) revised guidance for work experience

    The HSE has revised its guidance for work experience organisers

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    Careers Guidance and Inspiration in Colleges (March 2015)

    BIS/DfE guidance for FE and sixth-form colleges on meeting the requirement to provide independent and impartial careers guidance for young people

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    Careers Guidance in Schools and Colleges

    A practical guide for schools and colleges on commissioning careers guidance services written by David Andrews for the CDI (July 2014)

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    Essex self-assessment development plan

    A self-assessment tool developed by Essex Employability and Skills Unit to help you audit and develop your provision in relation to the national Quality in Careers Standard (QiCS)

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    Careers Guidance: Making all the difference

    Careers Guidance: Making all the difference is the CDI/Cegnet guide for governors in schools on their role in implementing the statutory duty

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    The Annual Careers Plan worksheets

    Word versions of the Cegnet/CDI annual careers plan worksheets

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    The Annual Careers Plan

    The Cegnet/CDI guide to managing your school's careers guidance strategy with the aid of an annual careers delivery plan

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    Careers guidance and inspiration in schools: Cegnet briefing

    What 'must' schools do? What's new in this year's revision? Read the Cegnet briefing on the DfE's latest guidance

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    Careers Guidance and Inspiration for Young People in Schools (April 2017)

    View the statutory guidance for schools on providing careers guidance and inspiration  here

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    College and school sixth-form work experience guidance

    Guidance from DfE (October 2013) on how to help ensure all students get high-quality, relevant work experience

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    CEIAG audit tool

    This audit tool (April 2014) from Careers Engagement by NFER, ASCL, ATL and the 157 Group has four sections: strategic, careers education, CIAG and employer engagement

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    Ofsted: Going in the Right Direction? (September 2013)

    Survey report by Ofsted on how well schools and academies are carrying out the new careers guidance duty

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    Governance Handbook (updated April 2017)

    The handbook sets out the responsibilities of governors including their responsibility for ensuring that schools meet the careers guidance duty