1. Getting started as an Enterprise Coordinator 5. Webinars
2. Working with your Enterprise Advisers 6. Engaging new schools and employers
3. Compass and Tracker 7. Careers Hubs resources
4. Careers education resources 8. Enterprise Coordinator training 2018



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


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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]
The Gatsby Benchmark Toolkit for secondary schools [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]

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. Webinars

Our webinars introduce you to useful education concepts and ways of working. 

Implementing the Careers Strategy - schools webinar (Alistair Falk) [VIMEO]
Alistair Falk slides [PPT]
Implementing the Careers Strategy - what EAs need to know (Karleen Dowden) [VIMEO]
Karleen Downden slides [PPT]
Becoming an apprenticeship specialist [VIMEO]


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6. Engaging new schools and employers

These resources can help bring new schools and businesses on board. The employers leaflets and Education Roadmap 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]
Education Roadmap [PDF]
College Roadmap [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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7. 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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8. Enterprise Coordinator training 2018

Presentations from the Enterprise Coordinator Training in September 2018.

Progress Update (Claudia Harris)
Increasing Engagement in STEM (Oli Hallam)
Digital Update (Roy Margolis)
Career Leader breakout (Karleen Dowden)
Career Leader breakout (Julia Poppleton)
Career Leader breakout (Jackie Plimmer)
Demonstrating Value LMI breakout (Abdul Bathin)
New ECs session (Abdul Bathin)
Work Experience (Liz Bacon)
Apprenticeships session (Andy Potterton)
Apprenticeships session (ASK)
Senior ECs session (Clare Hutchinson)
Employers and Partnerships (Aimee Higgins)
QiCs breakout (Anna Baxendale) 
Cornerstone Employers by Opportunity Area
Benchmark 7 (Emma McDermott)
Engaging with Higher Education providers (Elizabeth Garnham)
North East pilot (Ryan Gibson)
Understanding the Gatsby Benchmarks (Beth Jones)


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