Designed as a comprehensive overview of careers and higher education work in schools, and ideal for school staff taking on responsibility for their school’s careers and higher education programme, this two day course covers the following topics:

Annual Training Course

Date: 21st and 22nd August 2018

Venue: The Fountain Building, Howbery Park, Wallingford, OX10 8BA and a local hotel

Designed as a comprehensive overview of careers and higher education work in schools, and ideal for school staff taking on responsibility for their school’s careers and higher education programme, this two day course covers the following topics:

  • What lies ahead for school leavers?
  • Managing a careers department and  developing an effective careers education programme
  • The information, advice and guidance pyramid
  • Information sources to support careers and higher education research, planning and decisions
  • Use of psychometrics in career guidance
  • Guidance discussions and action planning
  • Work related learning
  • • Higher education in the UK – navigating UCAS, personal statements and references
  • • Higher education outside the UK
  • Alternative pathways at 18+
  • Preparing for interviews and assessment centres

For more information or to book a place, please contact Jonathan Hardwick, Inspiring Futures Professional Development Manager: jonathan.hardwick@inspiringfutures.org.uk

Price: Residential: £433.33 + VAT Non-residential: £316.67 + VAT

The depth and breadth of knowledge that the Inspiring Futures Team possesses is second to none.

Jumeirah College, Dubai

I liked the ability to discuss my options with people outside my family and circle, and being able to use their opinions as well.

Student, Strathallan School

As a result of the Futurewise programme, my daughter feels immeasurably happier and is really enthused, not only about how to spend her gap year, but also about what to do afterwards. I feel the support my daughter has been given was not only professional but totally individual.

Angela Young, Parent