The leading careers conference in the North of England
Careers Live is the North of England’s largest careers conference.
This bi-annual free to attend event brings together careers professionals, policy makers, employers, schools and colleges to discuss the very latest information and insight about careers advice today. The day is full of workshops and debates as well as insight from keynote speakers.
Careers Live 2017
When: Thursday 23rd March 2017
Where: Carriageworks Theatre, The Electric Press, 3 Millennium Square, Leeds LS2 3AD
Cost: FREE entry
Here's what delegates said about previous events. Scroll down for full information about Careers Live 2017.
‘The talk from Professor Hooley and Ofsted were very good and totally appropriate to my role’
— Barnsley College
‘I found the workshop on Resilience in Education most useful. It was also great to have the opportunity to network with other professionals'
— Immanuel College, Bradford
Benefits of attending this event
It’s a great place to network with professionals engaged in working with young people and to exchange knowledge, ideas and aspirations.
For schools and colleges working with CEIAG providers and Senior Managers in Education, Careers Live 2017 is an opportunity to review how CEAIG policy is being implemented, to reflect with Ofsted about careers education in the Common Inspection Framework and what they consider ‘good’ career education and to look at what more can be done to improve quality in CEIAG design and delivery. And what's more, it's all FREE!
Careers Live 2017, is the perfect opportunity to engage with leading thinkers in the sector about what the future holds.
Who should attend?
Head Teacher and Principals, Senior Leaders, Head of Careers, Head of Sixth Form, PHSE Leads, Governors with career responsibilities
Colleges & Universities
Principals, Careers Leads, Careers Advisers
Those with CEIAG responsibility in the organisation
Local Authority Representatives with CEIAG links, Local Enterprise Partnerships, Careers Adivsers, Those with an interest in CEIAG
- Update yourself on the current careers strategy, policies and political influences.
- Analyse the future context for careers strategy in England and consider the response in your setting
- Engage with Ofsted and their perspective about good careers education
- Review ‘Quality in Careers’
- Network with like-minded professionals in the CEAIG sector
- Contribute to workshops and share ideas to improve CEAIG in schools and colleges
Confirmed speakers include:
- Anita Pyrkotsh-Jones – HMI National Lead for Careers, Ofsted
- David Andrews OBE - a leading national expert on careers education and guidance (CEG) in schools and colleges
- Paul Warner – Director of Policy and Strategy Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP)
- Dr Floyd Millen – Head of Operations for the Careers and Enterprise Company
- Jan Ellis - Chief Executive, CDI
9.15-9.45 - Registration & Coffee
9.45-10.00 - Welcome
10.00-10.30 - CEIAG a changing landscape.
David will give you an update on the current CEIAG related policies and political influences. With an insight in to how the future of CEIAG is shaping up.
David Andrews- a leading national expert on careers education and guidance
10.30-11.15 - Anita Pyrkotsh-Jone HMI National Lead for Careers Ofsted
An update on the Framework and what Outstanding looks like in schools and colleges
11.15-11.35 - Break
11.35-12.35 - Future for careers strategy in England – Latest thinking and strategic challenges
- Dr. Floyd Millen – Head of Operations Delivery, Careers & Enterprise Company
- TBC - National Careers Service
- Paul Warner- Director of Policy, Association of Employers and Learning Provider (AELP)
- Jan Ellis - Chief Executive, CDI
The panel will be joined by David Andrews and Anita Pyrkotsch-Jones for a question and answer session
12.35-13.05 - Quality in Careers
A look at what it takes to achieve a ‘Quality in Careers’ Mark.
Hear from local schools who have undertaken a Quality Mark. How was it for them and why did they feel it was important?
Facilitated by Career Works – IAG training and development company
13.05-14.00 - Lunch & exhibition
14.00-14.50 - Workshop choice 1
15.00-15.50 - Workshop choice 2
15.50-16.00 - Plenary and close
**Please note this schedule may be subject to change**
Workshop choices - when booking your ticket, you will be asked which two workshops you wish to attend.
Workshop A - LMI
What is Labour Market Information (LMI) and where to find it? In this workshop we take a look at the different sources of LMI that are out there and share ideas on how other schools and colleges are using LMI in their schools and colleges to inform careers choices.
Workshop B - Gatsby Benchmarking
How to get an outstanding from Ofsted– What is it and how are schools and colleges using it as a tool to help inform their CEIAG discussions with different careers, employment and enterprise providers.
Workshop C - Careers, Employability and Enterprise
Take a look at the different career resources that are out there. What does Careers, Employability and Enterprise mean and how do we measure the impact it has?
Workshop D - Measuring Impact
What is it that you want to measure and how do you measure it?
Speakers from the University of Derby or Leeds looking at researched methods of evaluation to understand and prove impact
Want to know more about Careers Live? Take a look at our video from Careers Live 2015.
For queries relating to Careers Live 2017, please click here to get in touch.
Keep up to date with what’s happening with the Careers Live Network
We’ve taken on board feedback from delegates at the last two Careers Live conferences. They said they would like MORE opportunities to network and keep in touch with what’s happening in the careers world. So we’ve set up the Careers Live Network.
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