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Case studies, evaluation and research


A researcher, Ali Rouncefield-Swales, employed by Careerpilot through the CEC project, evaluated the project through face-to-face interviews with students, project leads and SLT links in all six pilot schools. The Final Report and Executive Summary are now available to download.

Download; Executive summary

Download Final Report: CEC Careerpilot Pathway Planner June 2020

Case Studies

As part of the CEC project, each of the six pilot schools and the project manager completed case studies, which explain an aspect of the project and provide 'top tips' to help other schools who are using the Pathway Planner.

The first case study provides an overview of the Careerpilot CEC funded project: Providing effective, whole-school guidance through a triage model.

Each case study can be downloaded by clicking on the green bar.

Further information about how to access the Pathway Planner is available, including a programme of free webinars.

Download: Case study - Overview of the Careerpilot CEC funded project​:

Case study 1: Matravers - How the three-stage Careerpilot Pathway Planner model and tools can engage tutors and parents.

Download: Case study 1

Case Study 2: Lydiard Park Academy - The impact of training a staff member in the Level 6 Diploma in Careers Guidance on students, staff, SLT and the career programme 

Download Case study 2

Case study 3: Oldfield School - Using the Careerpilot Pathway Planner as a strategic planning tool for personal guidance. 

Download: Case study 3

Case study 4: Ralph Allen - How the Careerpilot Pathway Planner—preparation and follow-up stages—has improved guidance for Y11

Download Case study 4

Case study 5: Brimsham Green How Careerpilot and Pathway Planner reports can enhance and target personal guidance to meet the individual needs of students

Download: Case study 5

Case study 6: Ashton Park - How the Careerpilot website & Pathway Planner tool has helped develop a whole school careers programme

Download Case study 6

The University of Derby case study for the CEC project - the use of triage to allocate guidance

The University of Derby (CEC project evaluators) is compiling case studies about different models that have been piloted through the CEC Investment Funding for personal guidance. 

The Careerpilot Pathway Planner features in a case study that looked at example of triage used to determine the personal guidance needs of young people.

Download: The University of Derby's case study - the use of triage (draft)