The Compass evaluation has specific questions that measure an institution’s approach and commitment to good career guidance. The Compass evaluation asks if an institution gives students accurate career and job market information to help them make good choices. The questions of the compass evaluation are:
- How can students get reliable career information, including details about different job roles and industries?
- Can you provide examples of how you incorporate labour market insights into careers guidance discussions and programs?
- How do you update your career information resources to reflect current trends, technological advancements, and changing job market demands?
- Describe any initiatives or activities that provide students with insights into potential future study options based on labour market projections.
- How can students actively learn about different career paths, even ones that are not usually emphasized?
- Provide examples of how you encourage students to consider different factors, such as salary expectations and job demands when making career decisions.
- How do you collaborate with external partners, such as industry professionals, to gather accurate and relevant labour market information?
- Can you share success stories of students who benefited from your institution’s emphasis on learning from career and labour market information?
If a school is compliant with GBM2, the careers programme will guide young people to make informed young people towards making informed career choices by providing valuable information and guidance. Students and parents/carers can use Career and Labour Market Information to understand study options and job trends. This can lead to a future with more opportunities and success. Schools, it’s time to take the leap! Embrace Gatsby Benchmark 2 and unlock a world of informed career exploration and growth for your students.