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14 November 2018

New versions of Statutory Guidance for schools


Author: Kerry Wootton

The Department for Education has announced routine updates to the statutory guidance for schools on careers guidance and access for education and training providers. The updates include:

  • More information on new requirements for schools to publish information about their careers programmes and Careers Leader contact details to their website
  • More information about the roles and responsibilities of Careers Leaders
  • Details about The Careers & Enterprise Company’s new SEND Gatsby Benchmark Toolkit

There has also been a new guidance note published – Destinations data good practice guide – explaining what destination data is, how it is measured and how the data can be used to improve careers provision for young people.


14 November 2018

Careers Leader Online Training now live!

Careers & Enterprise Company

Author: Kerry Wootton

Dear Careers Leader,

We hope you’ve had a good half-term break and are looking forward to the rest of the academic year.
Following our recent email outlining how we can help you in your role as a Careers Leader, we wanted to update you on our new online training. This training is free and available to all Careers Leaders and will support you to deliver high quality careers education to your young people.


We also have news of some recent updates including:

  • Increased number of funded training bursaries available
  • Updates made to the statutory guidance for schools on careers guidance
  • The results from Youth Voice Census

We look forward to continuing to work with you this year to support you in your role to deliver consistent best practice careers support for your young people.

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Categories: Secondary Schools

14 November 2018

Education and Skills Funding Agency

Apprenticeship Opportunities

Author: Kerry Wootton

Please find attached this week's live apprenticeship vacancy reports for Walsall.

Please email the National Helpdesk if you would like any help in relation to these vacancy reports.

You can access resources to help teachers and careers advisers offer information, advice and guidance, about apprenticeships on the GOV.UK website - https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apprenticeships-resources-for-teachers-and-advisers#resources-for-learners.html

Education & Skills Funding Agency
National Apprenticeship Service

Tel: 0800 015 0400



29 October 2018

Online Safety - Ofsted - Is your school ready?

Author: Nicola Rudge

Online Safety - Ofsted - Is your school ready?

Online safety is an important part of a school inspection and has now been embedded into the safeguarding element of inspections. This course will help you to address safeguarding of children online and ensure that all aspects of the updated requirements are addressed.

24 October 2018

Health & Safety Training - November & December 2018

Author: Carol Li

The Health and Safety Team run a regular training programme to help ensure you have the key Health & Safety skills in school.  November & December 2018 training opportunities are set out in the attached flyer.

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