“Every school must ensure that pupils are provided with independent careers guidance from year 8 to year 13."

DfE statutory guidance; October 2018; Careers guidance and access for education and training providers


  • Effortlessly support your school in meeting the statutory Gatsby benchmarks of Good Career Guidance by using our free platform to quickly create meaningful and inspirational encounters with local willing business leaders and so much more.

  • Choose from a wide variety of encounters both in school and in the workplace to keep your students engaged, improve the range of skills they are learning, and to and increase their exposure to different industries and the opportunities available to them.

  • Track your impact through our publicly available insights pages and see how you measure up against schools in your area or nationally.

How it works...

Ada Lovelace Day 2019

Ada Lovelace Day aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and, in doing so, create new role models who will encourage more girls into STEM careers. We have made it easy for you to invite an inspiring business leader into your school to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day through Founders4Schools!

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