“Careers education and guidance that

works for everyone” 

20th Annual National Conference for CEIAG Advisers and Consultants

and Careers Leaders in Schools and Colleges

Thursday 16 and Friday 17 November 2017

Double Tree by Hilton, York


Keynote Speakers

Kerry Senatore, Regional Lead, The Careers & Enterprise Company

Wendy Hirsh, Visiting Professor, iCeGS, University of Derby

Tristram Hooley, Head of Research, The Careers & Enterprise Company

Marian Morris, Head of Knowledge Development, SQW
(and formerly at NFER)    

Key Themes

Strategies for supporting CEIAG in schools

Evaluating the impact of CEIAG


Workshop options
(including 5
school case studies):

 Using the Quality in Careers Standard to drive up quality

Effective approaches to employer engagement

Strategic leadership of careers across a multi-academy trust

Creating a community of practice

Innovative approach to careers leadership and working with external partners 

Accredited CPD for careers leaders and enterprise coordinators


Panel session on careers leaders in schools


For further details and booking forms please contact di.m@btconnect.com    




Feedback from the 2016 Conference

The 19th national conference was held in November 2016.  A total of 47 delegates attended.
100% of delegates graded the conference as useful or very useful.  They commented that the programme provided a good blend of speakers and workshops and a welcome opportunity to network with colleagues in similar roles.

"Head full of ideas to take back to college – thank you"
(College careers and employability adviser, first time at the conference)

“I consider this annual event to be my CPD”
(Independent consultant, regular attender)

“Thank you so much – at a time when I was feeling demotivated, [the conference] reinvigorated my enthusiasm and reminded me why I am still here!”
(Careers lead in a local authority, regular attender)

“My first careers conference - I really enjoyed the inputs and networking to inform practice. Thank you!”
(Senior leader for careers in a school, first time at the conference)

Plenary presentations:

The new strategy for improving careers work in schools
- Clare MacDonald, Deputy Director, DfE

Using the Gatsby benchmarks to review and develop CEIAG in schools
- Ryan Gibson, National Facilitator: Gatsby Good Career Guidance benchmarks pilot

Preparing young people for the world of work
- Jill Coyle, Apprentice Programme Lead, and Chloe Dwyer, Chartered Manager Degree Apprentice, Nestlé

Paying serious attention to the role of careers leader in schools
- David Andrews, CEG Consultant

CPD for CEIAG – The Teach First pilot
- Louise Preston, Employability Manager, Teach First

“Let’s make careers great again” – CEIAG in schools: taking stock and moving forward
- Professor Tristram Hooley, iCeGS, University of Derby


Case studies of emerging good practice (Gatsby schools)

Case studies of emerging good practice (Teach First schools)




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