The Careers Leader Handbook: How to create an outstanding careers programme for your school or college

The Careers Leader Handbook: How to create an outstanding careers programme for your school or college

By: Tristram Hooley (author), David Andrews (author)Paperback

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The importance of delivering good career education and guidance in schools and colleges has never been greater. The new statutory guidance sets out the requirement for every school to have a named Careers Leader from September 2018. They will lead, manage and co-ordinate the school's careers programme, across all eight Gatsby Benchmarks. This practical guide, written by the expert team of David Andrews and Tristram Hooley, will support this new breed of careers leader to develop outstanding careers provision across the key stages. With case studies, ideas and activities throughout, it will guide you through planning, developing and maintaining your careers programme, show how you can lead effectively and develop your role and expertise. Contents: Introduction Section 2 - A stable careers programme - Career and labour market information - Addressing the needs of all students - Careers in the curriculum - Encounters with employers - Work experience and other experiences of the workplace - Experiences of HE, FE and work-based training - Personal guidance Section 3 - Leading - Managing - Coordinating - Networking Section 4 - Continuous improvement - Looking after your own CPD - Developing your career - Planning for sustainability and succession Conclusions

About Author

Tristram Hooley is a leading researcher and writer on career and career guidance. He is the Director of Research at The Careers & Enterprise Company and a Professor at the University of Derby, the Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences and Adjunct Professor at the School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Education, University of Southern Queensland. He is a fellow of NICEC; a Winston Churchill Fellow; and a member of the Editorial Board of the British Journal of Guidance and Counselling. He is the author of four books. David Andrews is a leading expert on careers education and guidance in schools and colleges. Having been a head of careers, an advisory teacher in a careers service and a local authority adviser/inspector, David has been working as an independent consultant, trainer, writer and researcher since 1998. He leads courses for careers co-ordinators and careers advisers and training sessions in schools, provides consultancy to local authorities, schools and careers companies and has spoken at numerous conferences. He also writes guidance materials, undertakes research and evaluation studies and recently authored Careers Education in School.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781844556526
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9781844556526
  • ISBN10: 1844556522

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