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In School/College INSET

We are running many hotel-based courses for teachers this spring and summer term. To view the dates and locations of those click on "Up Coming CPD Events" in the menu bar above.

However, if you are looking for a course to run onsite at your school or college, we have over 800 to chose from covering a multitude of subjects. These are courses we have successfully run in the recent past and are all delivered by trusted trainers that consistently receive great feedback.

To narrow down the list of courses to only those in your chosen subject, simply click below on the area of expertise most applicable to you.

Once you find a course of interest (or if you would like us to investigate the possibility of tackling another topic) fill out the brief form, including prospective dates, and we will happily check availability for you.

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Building IAG Capacity and Meeting National IAG Standards in your School

High-quality IAG is vital to delivering the 14-19 reforms and this course will give delegates an understanding of where CEG meets IAG. It will address why it is critical to build IAG capacity in your school and will provide delegates with a robust understanding of why it is important to their school and community, to get IAG provision right. The course will enable delegates to interpret and work towards the new IAG quality standards which will provide pupils with the high quality, impartial IAG necessary for informed decision making.

Career Development for Students: Looking to the Future

The course will offer guidance to careers teachers and pastoral staff on how to work with students who want to think about and start to manage their future and careers.

The day will outline tools and processes which can support students development and will also offer some simple coaching techniques.

Challenges and Change for the Careers Coordinator

The course will help delegates through the CEIAG maze. It will support those working in CEIAG to define and understand their role within the school and PSHEE. It will address the key issues facing Careers Coordinators; 14-19 reform, personalised learning, IAG Quality Standards and their statutory/non statutory responsibilities. The course will look at developing a CEIAG Policy and how this can be implemented to the maximum benefit of the school and pupils through a coherent and comprehensive CEIAG programme.

Supporting And Strengthening Higher Education Applications

With over 1000 different subjects and 43,000 course choices, together with a multiplicity of resources and websites designed to guide students through the higher education maze, this course will offer some clear strategies for supporting them, helping them make sound decisions and submit convincing applications. There will be a strong emphasis on resources which delegates can take away with them to develop their own provision.

Supporting Applicants for the 'NEW' Competitive Higher Education Courses

When it comes to the most competitive higher education courses, traditionally, attention has been focused on Oxbridge, Medicine, Veterinary Science and Law. In recent years a range of other courses have emerged as being highly competitive in terms of application ratios: English Literature, History, Psychology, Sport, Nursing and Teaching.

Supporting Teachers, Lecturers and Careers Advisers New to the University Application Process

The course will provide a comprehensive introduction to the mechanics of the stages of the university application process, as well as guidance in helping delegates to encourage their students to make sound choices about universities and courses of study.

Guidance including resource suggestions will be offered on:
* Applying to university overview
* Making the best of the UCAS website
* Resources to support students
* Filling in the UCAS form
* The Personal Statement
* Using the Apply system: the adviser role
* UCAS Track

The Guidance Community: Why Networking Matters in Achieving Effective CEIAG

Delegates will be given an understanding of what constitutes a guidance community and how a guidance community can benefit their organisation. The course will provide delegates with the knowledge and practical solutions to enable them to establish a guidance network partnership in their institution.

University Applications: how to ensure success

This course addresses some of the major and sometimes controversial, issues that students face in making their university applications. It will consider gaining access into popular/over-subscribed academic and vocational courses, Oxbridge applications, entrance examinations (BMAT, LNAT, HAT) and the role of the Personal Statement and School Reference. It will also touch briefly on the 1B/2A offers made by universities. The course will suggest how advisors can best serve their students.
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