1. Getting started as an Enterprise Coordinator 5. Engaging new schools and employers
2. Working with your Enterprise Advisers 6. Careers Hubs resources
3. Compass and Tracker  
4. Careers education resources  

1. Getting started as an Enterprise Coordinator

Use the Roadmap and guidance to learn more about the role of an Enterprise Coordinator. Speak to your Regional Lead about how to use the agendas with your school or college.

Enterprise Coordinator Roadmap [PDF]
Enterprise Coordinator job description [DOC]
School agenda meeting guidance and examples [DOC]
School meeting agenda template [DOC]
The Careers and Enterprise Company Narrative[PDF]
Guidance for first meeting between Enterprise Advisers and school [PDF]
Digital webinar for Enterprise Coordinators - May 2019 [Video]
Digital webinar for Enterpise Coordinators - September 2019 [Video]


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2. Working with your Enterprise Advisers

Use these resources to understand the role of an Enterprise Adviser, how to get them involved and track their progress.

Enterprise Adviser Roadmap [PDF]
Enterprise Adviser job description [DOC]
Enterprise Adviser application form [DOC]
Memorandum of Understanding for Enterprise Advisers [DOC]
Enterprise Adviser consent declaration form [DOC]
First meeting framework [DOC]
Enterprise Adviser Brochure [PDF]
Ideas for Enterprise Adviser Network Meetings & Training Sessions [PDF]


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3. Compass+, Compass and Tracker

Compass helps secondary school or college to evaluate themselves against the Gatsby Benchmarks, and Tracker allows them to build and maintain their careers plan for the year.

Compass Guidance and FAQs [PDF]
Compass Questions for schools [PDF]
Compass Questions for colleges [PDF]

EC Training on Tracker [DOC]
Tracker questions [PDF]
The Digital Tool Guidance [PDF]
Webinar on Compass updates – September 2018 (Roy Margolis) [Vimeo]

Monthly Webinar Calendar Invite for Enterprise Coordinators
Monthly Digital webinar for Enterprise Coordinators - May 2019 [Video]

Monthly Digital webinar for Enterprise Coordinators - June 2019 [Video]

For support with either Compass or Tracker please email:


Compass + helps secondary schools to benchmark, manage, track and report on their careers programme.

Compass+ Master presentation deck [PPT]

For support with Compass+ please email:


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4. Careers education resources

These resources are a great source of helpful information about the careers education landscape.

Schools Narrative [PDF]
Schools Roadmap [PDF]

The Gatsby Benchmark Toolkit for secondary schools [PDF]
College Roadmap [PDF]

The Gatsby Benchmark Toolkit for colleges [PDF]
Guide to the Education Landscape [PDF]
Gatsby Benchmark FAQs
Careers Leader Research [PDF]
 (For an editable powerpoint version, please email
Activities Guide for Schools [PDF]
Career-related learning at Primary level (two-pager) [PDF]
Glossary [PDF]
Quick Wins for Parental Engagement [PDF]
Careers Lab resources: off-the-shelf resources to deliver employer encounter
Become an Apprenctice Specialist [PDF]
Overview of ASK Apprenticeships [PDF]
Guide for Governors [PDF]
Guidance for Middle Schools: Interpreting the Gatsby Benchmarks and Compass Completion Guidance [PDF]
Top tips for working with Primary schools [PDF]
'Making it meaningful' slide deck [PPT]
'Making it meaningful' checklist [PDF]

The information below can help you with engaging students with SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities).

The SEND Gatsby Benchmark Toolkit [PDF]
National Grid employer engagement toolkit [PDF]
National Grid programme – overview [VIDEO]
National Grid programme – from schools perspective [VIDEO] 
National Grid programme – from employer perspective [VIDEO] 
A PowerPoint to help you share National Grid’s approach with businesses [PPT]
National Grid programme - webinar [VIDEO]
National Grid programme webinar slides [PDF]

Find STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) resources below.

Supporting STEM teaching [LINK]
eLibrary of STEM resources [LINK]


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5. Engaging new schools and employers

These resources can help bring new schools and businesses on board. The employers leaflets and roadmaps are great starting points to share with these stakeholders.

Employer Narrative [PDF]
EEF guidance - Helping employers and manufacturers engage with schools [PDF]
Large Employers leaflet [PDF]
Small Employers leaflet [PDF]
Cornerstone Employer 2-page overview [PDF]
Cornerstone Employer brochure [PDF]
Cornerstone Employer presentation deck [PDF]
Memorandum of Understanding for schools [DOC]
Enterprise Adviser Activity Review [DOC]
Schools and Colleges leaflet [PDF]
Working Together certificate [DOC]
How to articulate school need template [DOC]
Articulating school need to employer network template - long version [PDF]
Top tips on where to start with with employer engagment [PDF]
How to engage employers: a guide for schools and colleges [PDF]
General careers activities template [DOC]
Example project plan [XLS]
Example letter [DOC]
Example database [XLS]


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6. Careers Hubs resources

Use the Roadmap to discover more about starting a careers hub and what success could look like through your journey.

Hub Lead Roadmap [PDF]


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