| Backing the Gatsby Benchmarks

This report provides practical insights from Careers Leaders about how to deliver meaningful workplace experiencesfor young people in secondary schools, colleges and special schools. It is targeted at schools and colleges seeking ideas for how to improve their provision.

We carried out qualitative interviews with Careers Leaders from 28 schools, colleges and special schools that are achieving well on Gatsby Benchmark 6. The interviews explored the models of workplace experiences offered, how they are integrated within career programmes and strategies for overcoming the challenges to ensure that the experiences are meaninful and available to all students.