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Gatsby Benchmarks

The Gatsby Charitable Foundation was  commissioned by Sir John Holman.  He wrote the Good Career Guidance Report which identifies a set of eight benchmarks that schools can use as a framework for improving their careers provision. To find out more visit

The eight Gatsby benchmarks of Good Career Guidance

1. A stable careers programme
2. Learning from career and labour market information
3. Addressing the needs of each pupil
4. Linking curriculum learning to careers
5. Encounters with employers and employees
6. Experiences of workplaces
7. Encounters with further and higher education
8. Personal guidance

Also to read about the Careers in the new Ofsted Framework view this presentation.

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