The below programmes and resources might help with careers guidance and activities in your school. For schools in England, they could specifically help with Gatsby Benchmarks 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8
EXPERIENCE – Work Experience Portal
Our Experience programme connects young people without access to prestigious organisations to work experience placements and insight day opportunities helping to build pathways to the top via an online portal, all for free.
Enterprise Adviser Network – school careers activity support
The Careers & Enterprise Company have established an Enterprise Adviser Network, which pairs senior business volunteers with schools and colleges to build employer engagement plans. The purpose of the network is to create powerful, lasting connections between local businesses and schools and colleges in the area. Schools can register for free and find out more on the link above.
Inspiring the Future– free careers activity volunteer
Inspiring the Future is a free platform run by our sister charity the Education and Employers Charity – schools and colleges can sign-up for free and directly get in touch with volunteers ranging from apprentices up to CEOs offering their time give a career talk, CV/interview workshops, participate in careers fairs and more. They also work with primary schools.
Primary Futures – free careers activity volunteers
Primary Futures is a part of Inspiring the Future which works specifically with primary schools helping children to understand the wide range of jobs out there and why what they learn in primary school is so important to their later life.