Careers Lead: Mrs Sarah Hughes
Contact Number: 0191 9179888
Our complex CEIAG programme adds value to our academic curriculum delivery by offering:
In 2014, Lord Sainsbury’s Gatsby Charitable Foundation published a report by Professor Sir John Holman, Adviser in Education at the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, titled “Good Career Guidance.”
The report identified eight benchmarks that are the core dimensions of good careers and enterprise provision in schools:
Our careers programme is structured around these benchmarks to ensure our students are receiving the best careers advice and guidance we can offer.
North East Futures UTC measures the impact and success of the Careers Education programme from our:
All the data gathered above will be reviewed at the end of July 2021 in preparation for the new academic year September 2021 and will influence the changes to our Careers Strategy and Plan for the following academic year.
NUSTEM Careers. An online database of over 100 different STEM jobs sorted by National Curriculum Science topic. Makes it easy to include jobs into your lessons.
NUSTEM careers resources including worksheets linked to North East companies.
National Careers Service Job profiles. An A-Z list of different career options.
STEM Learning eLibrary (was the National STEM centre eLibrary). Searchable repository of STEM related resources. You can search it to find career resources linked to specific topics or subjects. (Free registration required)
NHS Careers website. Invaluable for students who ‘want to be a doctor’ but who, due to the competitive nature of that profession, would do better thinking about other options.
|Amazing Apprenticeships||The Parents’ Pack March 2019 edition covers preparing for the first day in a new job, helping your child find the right employer, financial support for apprentices, construction apprenticeships with Mace, exciting new apprenticeship standards, updated advice on accessing higher and degree apprenticeships, and more!|
|icould||A website that provides over 1000 personal video stories and detailed job information about hours of works, the skills and qualifications needed and tasks that need to carried out.|
|National Careers Service||Provide information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.|
|Unifrog||A one stop shop for every students destination needs and is the platform the UTC has chosen to allow them to explore how their interests lead to different education and training pathways. They can see what steps they need to take to stand the best chance of application success; study expert guides explain how to navigate each step in the application process; log any employability or skills building experiences they have had and look at areas they might want to develop. It helps students to make better choices around careers and future study options, as well as a rich mix of inspiring careers and employability information.|
|National Apprenticeship Service||offers guidance on how to apply for an apprenticeship as well as listing current local apprenticeship opportunities. More information can be found at amazingapprenticeships.com|
|Get in, Go far||provides information advice and guidance for pupils and parents about apprenticeships.|
|CareersBox||free online library of careers related videos, news and information.|
|UCAS Progress||online search and application tool for post 16 courses.|
|Careers Advice for Parents||aims to give parents an easy-to-read overview of all the essential facts on finding jobs and apprenticeships or choosing further and higher education courses which could make a real difference to their child's future career prospects.|
|CASCAID Parents Guide to Careers Guidance||A guide on how parents / carers can support students with career decisions.|
|Labour Market Information (LMI)||LMI for All is an online data portal which brings together existing national sources of high quality labour market information (LMI) that can inform people’s choices about their careers. The online portal includes LMI that can answer the questions people commonly ask when thinking about their careers, including ‘how much do people get paid?’ and ‘what type of person does that job?’.|
|Parental G12uidance||advice and information on all aspects of the process of career choice for young people aged 13 to 25.|