We’ve provided some useful links to some key websites and sources of information about policy and practice in the world of CEIAG.
Visit ConnectU2 for impartial careers information, on-line prospectus, and support for about learning, training and employment.
Click here for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) - information for support workers in Doncaster.
Other local key sources of information
Visit I Know I Can for independent and impartial information about education, employment, training and opportunities.
Visit Youthi and click on ‘your careers and education’ for information on a wide range of relevant topics and useful links, or find opportunities under the vacancies section.
Click here for more information and support.
Jobs, Careers and Routes
- National Careers Service
- Regional Apprenticeship information
- Skills made easy
Community and Volunteering
- National Citizen Service - Opportunities for 15-17 year olds to take part in team projects to help local communities.
- Do-it - A site dedicated to volunteering for people and causes.
- Volunteering - Information about local volunteering in Doncaster
University and Choices
- Unistats - The official website for comparing UK higher education course data.
- BestCourse4me - Shows link between courses and the kind of jobs /earnings
- Not going to Uni
- Citizens Advice
- HEPP (Higher Education Progression Partnership) - HEPP brings together all partners promoting higher level education and skills to young people and adults across Sheffield City Region. Further info can be found here and here.
Enterprise Adviser Network (EAN) in Sheffield City Region (SCR)
SCR Enterprise Adviser Network (EAN) is part of a national campaign launched by the government backed Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC). It aims to benefit students and employers by bridging the gap between education and work. Click here to find out more about local activity.
Doncaster’s Enterprise Coordinator; Tina Slater
Sheffield City Region (SCR) LEP
The Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) exists to make decisions that drive economic growth and create new jobs.
Labour Market Information
- LMI data
- Careers Yorkshire and the Humber (CYH) - The site includes LMI at regional and local level (down to local authority districts).
Professional Practice/Policy and Legislation
- Statutory Guidance for Careers - Provision for young people in Schools
- CEGNET - An online community for teachers, careers professionals and supporters of career development to share news and resources. Provides updates and resources.
- Career Development Institute (CDI) - The CDI operates for careers professionals.
- Careers Yorkshire and the Humber (CYH) - CYH website signposts to resources and organisations to inspire young people about their career choices.
- Federation for Industry Sector Skills and Councils - This site provides links to all Sector Skills Councils and National Skills Academies.
The 8 ‘benchmarks’ capture what good careers education, information, advice and guidance look like;
- A stable careers programme (overarching benchmark)
- Learning from career and labour market information
- Addressing the needs of each pupil
- Linking curriculum learning to careers
- Encounters with employers and employees
- Experiences of workplaces
- Encounters with further and higher education
- Personal guidance
The Compass Tool - This online tool enables you to trial the Gatsby Benchmarks to assess your own CEIAG provision.
Careers Quality Awards - For information about the Quality in Careers Standard (QiCS)