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Helping your school meet the new standards

Schools need to meet the eight Gatsby Benchmarks by 2020. Here are some of the ways Adviza helps you achieve this:

1: A stable careers programme

  • Professional careers advisers to help you structure your careers programme
  • Support to achieve a Quality in Careers Standard
  • Formal feedback process to evaluate pupil satisfaction with their guidance interviews
  • Help to prepare for Ofsted by reviewing your careers education

2: Learning from career and labour market information

  • Up-to-date careers and labour market information on our eCLIPS online resource
  • Access to a careers adviser at parents’ evenings, careers days and workshops
  • Presentations and assemblies to your pupils, parents and teachers
  • Monthly newsletters keeping you in touch with opportunities for your pupils

3: Addressing the needs of each pupil

  • Independent careers guidance for pupils of all abilities and stages
  • Tailored action plans, shared with your school
  • Personalised support from specialist advisers for pupils with special needs
  • Careers advisers trained in the Morrisby psychometric tool to increase motivation and raise aspirations
  • Tracking of destinations data for your pupils

4: Linking curriculum learning to careers

  • Links with STEM employers and champions that we can connect you to
  • eCLIPS leaflets linking careers to school subjects

5: Encounters with employers and employees

  • Organisation of school careers fairs
  • Enrichment activities including mock interviews
  • Mentors from local businesses for pupils as part of our Careers & Enterprise Company funded programme
  • Employer engagement events

6: Experience of workplaces

  • Design and delivery of work experience programmes

7: Encounters with further and higher education

  • Careers advisers with up-to-date knowledge of FE and HE routes including Oxbridge
  • Comprehensive understanding of apprenticeships and training opportunities

8: Personal guidance

  • Impartial, personal careers guidance interviews with a personalised action plan
  • Level 6 qualified careers advisers affiliated to the CDI
  • Dedicated contract manager to ensure that we meet your individual needs
  • Quality assured, matrix accredited guidance

"Students feel supported and receive clear guidance for their next steps…The Governors and Senior Leadership looked at samples of anonymised Action Plans and were very impressed at how thorough they were."

Ruth Turner, Careers Officer, The Langley Academy, Slough

Gatsby Benchmarks video

To help schools understand how they can meet the Gatsby Benchmarks and evaulate them to improve their careers programmes we have produced this video in partnership with the Thames Valley LEP:

 

Talk to us to find out more: 0118 402 7050 or email alexchapel@adviza.org.uk

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