Gatsby for careers leaders: Webinar 3/8

Posted by Leigh Redman on 08/05/19 11:10

 

Making use of labour market information. Meeting Gatsby Benchmark #2...

Due to their popularity, we are re-running this exclusive series of eight webinars from Tristram Hooley and David Andrews, the authors of The Careers Leader Handbook. The third in the series takes you through the careers leader role and meeting the Gatsby benchmarks. 

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Topics: Gatsby, careers leader, CEIAG, webinar

Gatsby for careers leaders: Webinar 2/8

Posted by Leigh Redman on 01/05/19 13:42

 

A stable careers programme. Meeting Gatsby Benchmark #1...

Due to their popularity, we are re-running this exclusive series of eight webinars from Tristram Hooley and David Andrews, the authors of The Careers Leader HandbookThe second in the series takes you through the careers leader role and meeting the Gatsby benchmarks.

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Topics: Gatsby, careers leader, CEIAG, webinar

Who's CPD is a careers leader responsible for?

Posted by Prof. Tristram Hooley on 01/05/19 11:53

Careers leaders in most schools will probably have at most one or two colleagues who they line manage: the careers administrator and (where schools employ their own internal careers adviser) the careers adviser. The situation is different in schools that have developed a ‘distributed leadership’ approach, with a senior, strategic leader for careers line managing two or three middle, operational leaders. In colleges careers leaders are even more likely to be managing staff and, in some cases, may be responsible for a whole department or even several departments if the role is undertaken by an assistant principal or person at a similar level. Regardless of how many people you directly manage, part of your role as their manager is to support their development and ensure that they have the right CPD to do their job.

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Topics: careers leader, CEIAG

Gatsby for careers leaders: Webinar 1/8

Posted by Leigh Redman on 24/04/19 11:00

 

Careers leaders, Gatsby benchmarks and where to start...

Since last September, all schools have had to appoint a ‘careers leader’ to drive good quality careers provision in their school or college. This is all very well, but what does it mean in practice for the individuals who are asked to take on this role?

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Topics: Gatsby, careers leader, CEIAG, webinar

The A-Z of CPD: Part 1

Posted by Emma Davies on 18/04/19 10:54

Undertaking CPD is not just about going on a course. The purpose of this article is to show you a range of different activities that you can do as part of your own continuous professional development. Depending on the way in which you learn best, some of these will suit you better than others.

However, being open to trying new ways of learning is an important skill to develop and we hope that you will try many of the CPD methods suggested below.

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Topics: careers education, CEIAG

Careers in the Curriculum: Gatsby Benchmark 4 - a marathon, not a sprint!

Posted by Chris Webb on 11/04/19 11:56

Speak to many careers practitioners working in secondary or further education regarding the challenge of achieving the Gatsby Benchmarks and the conversation will often return to the same topic – namely, the difficulties around hitting Gatsby Benchmark 4, otherwise known as "embedding careers within the curriculum".

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Topics: careers education, Gatsby, CEIAG

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