Careers Leaders training bursaries: have you applied?
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Don’t forget that the Careers & Enterprise Company (CEC) is still offering funded training bursaries to Careers Leaders in schools across Bucks. One of our schools received confirmation of a place at the end of last term – so it’s … Read More

Clarification on Gatsby Benchmarks 3 and 7
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The Careers & Enterprise Company has issued clarification around Gatsby Benchmarks 3 and 7, which schools will find useful when next updating Compass. Read the Benchmark description below, followed by the interpretation. BENCHMARK 3 Description: A school’s careers programme should … Read More

Free resources: Sign up for ‘Hot jobs’ termly LMI pack
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(Gatsby 2) Claim your free resource from Career Pilot to inform parents about careers and job growth areas. Each termly pack includes: 10 job graphics for use in newsletters and on social media; and pre-written text and social media posts, … Read More

Smashing stereotypes for girls
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The Modern Muse charity is striving to eradicate the gender pay gap by empowering girls to lead in the world’s top industries. Modern Muse is building a network of Youth Ambassadors in secondary schools across Buckinghamshire. There will be 4-6 Ambassadors … Read More

DfE guidance on health & safety requirements for work experience
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(Gatsby 6) Confused about health and safety requirements around work experience placements? Here’s a useful summary for schools from the Department for Education: Health and safety Under health and safety law, there is no requirement for a separate risk assessment … Read More

Careers Leaders invited to digital dashboard preview
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(Gatsby 1) Book your place on one of The Careers & Enterprise Company’s free events in July to preview the new digital tools dashboard which is being rolled out from September. Date Location Friday 5th July, 9:00am to 11am Central … Read More

Dates for your diary this term
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Enterprise Adviser training, Wednesday 15 May, 5pm-6.30pm at Buckinghamshire Business First’s offices at Bucks New University (contact marina.jackson@btvlep.co.uk) Careers Hub School STEM Ambassador/Enterprise Adviser meeting, Monday 20 May, 4pm-5:30pm at Amersham School (contact ruth.deraed@btvlep.co.uk) All schools: Careers Leader meeting, Tuesday … Read More

New LMI posters
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Download the National Careers Service’s latest Labour Market Information posters: Be first in the queue to receive future updates – add yourself to the mailing list by emailing Sophie Graham, Education & Awareness Co-ordinator, National Careers Service, at Sophie.Graham@serco.com.

Lord Agnew sees careers excellence in action
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The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Education has visited The Misbourne to see first-hand what excellent careers education really looks like – already a highlight of National Careers Week 2019. Lord Agnew visited The Misbourne in … Read More

Ofsted praises careers at two Bucks’ schools
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Congratulations to St Michael’s Catholic School and The Aylesbury Vale Academy in Bucks which have received special mentions for their careers education within positive Ofsted inspection reports. Ofsted inspected St Michael’s Catholic School in High Wycombe in January and praised … Read More

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