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Gatsby Benchmark - Maps and Statutory Guidance

Links to careers-related websites for teachers

TES Growing Ambitions

TES Growing Ambitions provides information and advice for teachers and careers professionals to help channel the aspirations of young people. The website hosts a rich bank of multimedia resources that can be downloaded and used in lessons to help students make informed choices about their future. You can find news and information on the changing careers landscape, access over 4,500 free teaching resources and discover the latest post-16 career routes available to young people.

Guardian Teacher Network

Teachers can use the Guardian Teacher Network to access thousands of resources - some of which provide students with opportunities to investigate careers and work.

The Inspiring Futures Foundation

Sign up to Inspiring the Future and find local professionals  from a range of careers, who can support career activities in your school or college.

Moving On

Moving On helps young adults aged 14-19 and beyond to learn more about themselves, the skills they need in life and work, and how best to develop and demonstrate these as they identify and apply for jobs that are a good fit for their personality, interests and skills.

Career Development Institute

The CDI is the single UK-wide professional organisation for everyone working in the fields of career education; career information, advice and guidance; career coaching and career management.

CDI has a framework for careers, employability and enterprise education for schools to use.

The Careers & Enterprise Company

The Careers & Enterprise Company helps to prepare and inspire young people for the fast-changing world of work by creating career opportunities and connections to potential employers.

They have developed a national network to connect schools and colleges with employers and career programme providers.

The CEC is supporting schools and colleges in meeting the Gatsby Benchmarks and is providing funding for regional Career Hubs across England.

icould teaching resources

The icould teaching resources provide a range of ideas for careers lesson activities and some innovative ways of introducing students to effective ways of exploring and benefiting from the icould website.

UCAS Advisers web pages

UCAS has information for advisers in schools, colleges and others who are supporting someone applying to higher education.


Founders4schools aims to inspire students and prepare them for the rapidly changing world of work.

The website enables educators to invite business leaders to offer encounters with their student in just 4 minutes.

This is a free service, connecting educators with leaders of successful growing businesses in their community. 

The site also includes a student's area called Work Finder which shows local opportunities for work experience, internships, jobs

The Guardian University Guide

The Guardian produces a free good university guide with information advice and ratings re universities and subjects.