1. Your role as an Enterprise Coordinator 5. Careers education resources
2. Engaging new schools, colleges and employers 6. Careers Hubs resources
3. Supporting schools/colleges to develop their careers plan  
4. Digital Tools  

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1. Your role as an Enterprise Coordinator

Use these resources to learn more about the role of an Enterprise Coordinator. Speak to your Regional Lead about how to use the resources and follow the EAN delivery framework.

Enterprise Coordinator Roadmap and EAN Delivery Framework [PDF]
Enterprise Coordinator job description [PDF]

Top tips for new ECs [video]
The Careers & Enterprise Company Narrative[PDF]
Annual careers education briefing [PDF]
Brand Guidelines [PDF]

Helpful webinars

Digital webinar for Enterprise Coordinators - May 2019 [Video]
Digital webinar for Enterprise Coordinators - September 2019 [Video]


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2. Engaging new schools, colleges and employers

Use these resources to understand how to engage employers, and how to recruit, match, support and retain schools/colleges and Enterprise Advisers.

Recruiting schools and colleges

School/college agenda meeting guidance and examples[PDF]
Memorandum of Understanding for schools/colleges [DOC]
Schools Narrative [PDF]
Schools Roadmap [PDF]

College Narrative [PDF]
College Roadmap[PDF]
Working Together certificate [DOC]

Safeguarding guidance [PDF]

Recruiting Enterprise Advisers

Enterprise Adviser Roadmap [PDF]
Enterprise Adviser Brochure [PDF]
Memorandum of Understanding for Enterprise Advisers [DOC]
Enterprise Adviser job description [PDF]
Enterprise Adviser application form [DOC]
Employer Narrative[PDF]
Enterprise Adviser recruitment toolkit [PDF]
EEF guidance - Helping employers and manufacturers engage with schools [PDF]

Onboarding Enterprise Advisers

EA Induction Slides [PPT]
Barriers to Engagement [PDF]
Safeguarding overview [PDF]
The Education Landscape [PDF]
Careers Leader Case Study [PDF]
Meeting Agendas for Initial Meetings with a School or College [DOC]
Buddying and Shadowing [PDF]
Enterprise Adviser Activity Review [DOC]

Managing a Cornerstone Employer Group

Cornerstone Employer Roadmap and Working Together Kit available on the ‘Support for Cornerstone Employers’ page 

Building sustainable Cornerstone Employer engagement – pack for LEP teams 

Helping employers engage with schools/colleges

How to articulate school need template [DOC]
Articulating school need to employer network template - long version [PDF]
Top tips on where to start with employer engagement [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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3. Supporting schools/colleges to develop their careers plan

The resources below can help you manage a Cornerstone Employer network.

Gatsby Toolkit for Schools [PDF]
Gatsby Toolkit for Colleges [PDF]
Careers Leaders training [WEB]
Guide for Governors [PDF]

The following case study series provides an example of how to develop a careers strategy in an effective manner:

Cheadle Hulme Case Study 1[PDF]
Cheadle Hulme Case Study 2[PDF]
Cheadle Hulme Case Study 3[PDF]


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4. Digital Tools

Our tools help secondary schools and colleges evaluate themselves against the Gatsby Benchmarks, and Tracker allows them to build and maintain their careers plan for the year.

Compass+ Master presentation deck [PPT]
Compass+ knowledgebase [Support website]
Compass+ Self-Service Training Module 1 [PPT]
Compass+ Self-Service Training Module 2 [PPT]
Compass+ Virtual Classroom: Working with Careers Leaders to engage senior internal stakeholders [video]​
Covid-19 guidance on scoring online employer engagement in Compass+ [PDF]

For support with Compass+ please email:

Compass and Tracker
Compass and Tracker knowledgebase [Support website]
General Tool Guidance [PDF]
Compass Guidance and FAQs [PDF]
Covid-19 guidance on scoring online employer engagement in Compass [PDF]
Compass for schools evaluation questions [PDF]
Compass for colleges evaluation questions [PDF]
Compass for special schools evaluation questions [PDF]
Compass for special schools overview [PPT]
Compass for special schools webinar [video]

For support with either Compass or Tracker please email:

EANR guidance
EANR guidance [Support website]
EANR Guidance [WEB]
EANR Guidance document [PDF]
Webinar: Replacement EANR Training, November 2019 [VIDEO]

For support with either EANR please email:

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


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5. Careers education resources

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

Gatsby Benchmark FAQs [PDF]
Careers Leader Research [PDF]
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Glossary [PDF]
Careers Lab resources: off-the-shelf resources to deliver employer encounter
Become an Apprentice Specialist [PDF]
Overview of ASK Apprenticeships [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' encounters guide[PDF]
'Making it meaningful' slide deck [PPT]
'Making it meaningful' checklist [PDF]
Ofsted Guide [PDF]
Headteacher Guide [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]

Careers in the Curriculum Mapping Tool Guide

Download the complete guide

Supporting information:

Employer Enriched Curriculum Learning - A guide to implementing the approach in your setting

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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]
Careers Hubs Communication Toolkit [PDF]
Careers Hub Map[PDF]


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