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Online learning modules

Our online learning modules, written in partnership with University of Huddersfield, help key education stakeholders to better understand the value of careers leadership in schools, special schools and colleges, the careers education landscape and understand the role and value of a Careers Leader.

There are separate online learning modules tailored for the following groups:

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Online modules

Careers Leader Induction

GLH: 2-4 hours

The Careers Leader induction module, ideal for those new to role, is designed to provide a foundation knowledge and understanding of key elements of careers leadership such as:

  • The careers guidance landscape
  • The role and value of a Careers Leader
  • Progression routes at 16 and 18 and how to access LMI
  • Approaches to meaningful application of the Gatsby Benchmarks
  • Principles of creating a strategic careers plan
  • Principles of developing a progressive careers programme with clear learning outcomes at each key stage
  • The value and registration process of funded Careers Leader training

Throughout the course you will have the opportunity to reflect on learning and apply to your own context. On completion of the induction online learning module, Careers Leaders are supported to consider accessing the fully funded Careers Leader training courses.

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Education Leaders: Careers Awareness 

GLH: 1 hour

This module supports Education Leaders in exploring the value of careers education; the benefits for young people, and its contribution towards meeting school, special school, and college strategic priorities.

The world of work is changing fast, as too is the education landscape. Everyone has had to find ways to adapt to unprecedented shifts in traditional practices, processes and methods, the changing jobs market and education pathways, and many young people are uncertain about what their future holds. High-quality careers education is crucial to secure positive outcomes and sustained destinations for all students.

Aims of the online learning module:

  • To understand the value of embedding careers in schools, special schools and colleges

  • To understand how careers leadership aligns to school, special school and college priorities

  • To provide an overview of the requirements of the Statutory Guidance and the crucial role of education leaders to maximise impact on young people

  • To support the school, special school, or college’s Careers Leader to access training, resources and support

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Governors: Careers Awareness

GLH: 1 hour

The aim of this module is to equip Governors with the knowledge needed to provide appropriate support and challenge, to ensure that all students receive high quality careers education.

Governors play a key role in ensuring their school, special school or college not only meets their legal requirements, but also equips students with the tools and knowledge to make informed choices about their futures.

Governors can do this by:

  • Ensuring that the school, special school or college complies with its statutory responsibilities, including the appointment of a capable Careers Leader with the explicit backing of the leadership team
  • Offering strategic support to school, special school and college leaders
  • Holding education leaders to account for the quality of provision of careers in schools, special schools or colleges

 

Aims of the online learning module:

  • To understand the value of embedding careers in your school, special school or college
  • To understand how Governors can support and challenge, maximising impact, to ensure all students are fully informed and prepared to take their best next step
  • To support the school, special school or college’s Careers Leader to access training, resources and support

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Providers: Careers Awareness

GLH: 1 hour

The Providers: Careers Awareness online learning module allows providers to understand how they can effectively contribute to the progressive careers programmes of schools, special schools and colleges

Aims of the online learning module:

  • To understand careers education landscape
  • To understand the role and value of a Careers Leader
  • To understand what a strategic careers plan and supporting progressive careers programme looks like
  • To have a deeper understanding of how providers can meaningfully contribute towards a school, special school or college meeting the Gatsby Benchmarks

Access to this module will be available soon. 

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