Here are the ACEG online resources we currently have on offer for careers teachers and advisers:
|14-19 Education Reforms: A Sense of Direction for all Young People (2004)
A position statement from the NACGT on the growing importance of CEG and recommending action for thje further improvement of CEG in the context of the Tomlinson proposals for 14-19 reforms.
|Application for Threshold Payments (2000)
Practical help on identifying evidence for applications for Threshold Payments related to CEG.
|Better Practice: Practical Strategies for Developing Excellence in Careers Education (2000)
Contains an in-depth examination of careers curriculum planning, model schemes of work, assessments of learning, teaching and learning styles and evaluations.
|CEG and the National Healthy School Standard
Forming Links: Guidance for careers co-ordinators and NHSS school co-ordinators (2002)
Managing Links: Guidance for NHSS regional and local co-ordinators (2002)
Both these documents identify the links between the NHSS, CEG and the Connexions Service. The second is also aimed at LEA Inspectors and Advisers and careers education consultants in careers services and Connexions partnerships.
|Careers teachers and the Teaching and Learning Responsibility payments (2005)
An article by June Jensen, aimed at helping Careers Co-ordinators maximise their case for favourable treatment under the new TLR system and process.
|Checklist on the Inspection of CEG (2000)
Helpful prompts for CEG staff preparing for OFSTED inspections.
|Digest of Journal Articles (2001-2005)
Lists every NACGT/ACEG Journal article that has appeared over the past four years.
|Directory of Professional Qualifications (2005)
Booklet produced by the Careers Education Support Programme and published jointly with the NACGT. Gives details of all the professional qualifications in England for CEG teachers.
|Educational Maintenance Allowances (2004)
A lesson plan for introducing EMAs to Year 11 students.
Education Maintenance Allowances (2004)
A powerpoint presentation about the introduction of EMAs to Year 11 students.
|Essential Reading (2004)
Updated listings of essential publications from the DfES, QCA, OFSTED, ACCAC, Careers Wales, NACGT and others.
|Exemplifying the SEF for CEG (2005)
An approach to departmental self-evaluation for CEG based on the Ofsted Self-evaluation framework (SEF). On a separate page, you can view Seven Questions to ask for determining the careers department capacity for self-improvement.
|Frequently Asked Questions about CEG (2004)
Poses and answers ten top questions about CEG and lists some key information sources.
|Getting Young People on the Right Road (2004)
A Guidance Council, endorsed by NACGT, that makes the case for improving career guidance services.
|Improving CEG (OFSTED Self Evaluation) (2002)
A guide to self evaluation, adapted for CEG from the OFSTED Self Evaluation framework.
|National Framework for CEG (2001)
The Association’s proposed framework for KS3 and KS4 – and not the proposed National Specification since put out for consultation by the DfES.
|Quality Awards (2005)
A summary report of David Andrews’ survey of the provision of local quality awards for careers education and guidance (CEG) across England.