Careers education, information, advice and guidance in schools
Aims of the programme
Our CEIAG programme is delivered by fully-trained careers guidance practitioners and:
- complements our apprenticeship programme and established practice in the borough
- develops the pathway as a real alternative to university and increase the number of young people in the borough taking up traineeships and apprenticeships
- improves borough-wide awareness of post-16 employment pathways including traineeships and apprenticeships
- provides access to traineeship and apprenticeship ambassadors for local schools
- offers post-16 events, assemblies, one-to-one advice and guidance, parents' evenings and employer talks.
What the programme offers
- One-to-one interviews, small group advice and guidance sessions.
- Attendance at option evenings and parents evenings.
- Action plans and an on-going programme of support targeted at young people identified at risk of not being in education, employment or training (NEET), or not making a post-16 transition.
- Support with post-16 applications.
- In-school support on GCSE and other results days.
- Support for schools in their broader careers education activities.
- To facilitate school and borough-wide careers events, industry days, progression, apprenticeships or higher education (HE) events.
- Employer talks, career fairs, motivational speakers, college and university visits, coaches and mentors.