Ofsted’s Education Inspection Framework has been updated to reflect the fact that inspectors consider careers provision as part of the ‘personal development’ judgement. Within these statutory requirements and expectations, it is outlined that every school and college should have an Enterprise Adviser and a Careers-Link Governor.
Supported and trained by the Careers Hub and Careers & Enterprise Company, your Enterprise Adviser is an industry volunteer and advocate for the school who works closely with your Careers Leader to:
Careers Link Governor
Your Careers-Link Governor is member of the governing board who takes a strategic interest in careers education and guidance and encourages employer engagement, becoming the boards specialist in this area. This is explained on page 13 of DfE’s Careers Guidance & Access for Training Providers (2021).
A Careers-Link Governor should set up regular meetings with the Careers Leader so that they can monitor careers provision and act as a link between governors and staff, regularly reporting to the board on matters such as: