Frameworks, statutory guidance and evaluation tools to support careers planning
Careers guidance and access for education and training providers July 2021
Skills for Jobs: Lifelong Learning for Opportunity and Growth
The Gatsby Benchmarks and Compass Evaluation Tool
The Gatsby Report recommended eight benchmarks for good careers guidance in school.
This was adopted by government and forms the basis of the government's current careers strategy
See the summary of the report here
COMPASS EVALUATION TOOL
Many schools are using Compass or Compass +, a free self-evaluation tool developed by the Careers and Enterprise Company for schools and sixth forms in England that gives you an immediate confidential evaluation of how your school is performing against the eight benchmarks. Compass can help you focus on what you need to do next to achieve all 8 benchmarks.
The Career Development Institute Framework
The CDI have developed a new framework for careers for both secondary and primary schools