2019 UCAS guide out now
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UCAS has released its latest guide to help parents, guardians and carers support someone applying to study at a uni or college in 2019. Download it here. You can also watch the UCAS for parents in under 90 seconds video … Read More

NHS schools’ competition returns
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The ‘Step into the NHS’ schools’ competition is back, highlighting the more than 350 different careers available in the NHS. The competition asks students to choose an NHS career that interests them and create a job description and an advert … Read More

New destinations data guidance
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The DfE has released a new good practice guide on using destinations data and destination measures to provide careers guidance and improve outcomes for young people in schools. The guidance for secondary school leaders, school staff and governing bodies explains … Read More

DfE updates statutory careers guidance
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The DfE has published an update to the ‘Careers guidance and access for education and training providers – Statutory Guidance for governing bodies, school leaders and school staff’. The updates mainly centre on embedding the role of the careers leader … Read More

Looking for careers plan inspiration?
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If you’re a Careers Leader or Enterprise Adviser, head to the following schools for inspiration on publishing your careers programme online: Castle View Enterprise Academy Berwick Academy Cleasewell Hill School

Benchmark tool updates explained
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New updates of the careers benchmark tool Compass and careers planning tool Tracker have been released by the Careers and Enterprise Company. We recommend that Careers Leaders update Compass each term and Tracker on an ongoing basis. Together, the two … Read More

1,393 inspirational speakers at your fingertips
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Did you know that 1,393 volunteers in the Bucks Thames Valley region alone have registered on ‘Inspiring the Future’ to help motivate students to think about their exciting future careers? The wide variety of professions includes woodcarver, paralegal, police officer, … Read More

Have you applied for Careers Leader training?
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We’re encouraging all our careers leads in Bucks to apply for face-to-face accredited training places, which will be funded through the Careers and Enterprise Company. The CEC has already allocated 500 bursaries, but schools and colleges can still register their … Read More

Bucks Skills Show ‘brings careers to life’ for 3,000 people
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We welcomed double the number of visitors this year to the Bucks Skills Show, sponsored by technology giant Bosch, over two days in October.   3,000 people were inspired by a range of interactive experiences, from sweetie selfies created with … Read More

CareerMap sector spotlights
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CareerMap is a website for 15-25 year olds looking for a pathway into Apprenticeships and early career opportunities. They have now launched their ninth Career Mag which gives young people an insight into the world of apprenticeships. Click here to read more. This … Read More

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