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NCW is run as a not-for-profit company to promote the importance of good careers education in schools and colleges, founded and backed by a number of volunteers with a wealth of experience from education, business and careers guidance.


The National Careers Week Guide To 2020

Have a look at our brand new NCW 2020 pre-mag. It’s interactive and everything so click away. Find out how you can help advise and inspire the next generation as they enter the world of work!


What you need to know for OFSTED

In January 2019, Ofsted opened a consultation to collect views on the prospective changes to the Common Inspection Framework to be implemented from September 2019. So we wrote a quick guide you can grab here…


NCW 2019 Highlights Magazine

Our 2019 Highlights magazine showcases the wide range of exciting things that went on during National Careers Week this year. It covers everything from the incredible launch day at the House of Commons, and all the excitement throughout the rest of the week. Click the image to download your copy.


NCW 2019 Guide To Getting Involved

Have a look at our brand new NCW 2019 pre-mag. It’s interactive and everything so click away. Advance warning, it is about 20 MB so might take a minute to download.


NCW 2019 Pupil Profile Booklet

To celebrate the launch of our new website, we have created our brand new student profile booklet to help engage your students with key employability messages regarding the importance of punctuality, attendance, behaviour and target setting. This booklet is ideal to use during tutor time over the course of the year to ensure students focus on forming good habits that will serve them well in the future.


NCW 2019 Governors Handbook

The Governors of any school, college or academy are legally responsible for, amongst many other things, ensuring that the organisation carries out its duties with regard to delivering Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) to all pupils from the age of 11-19. Find out more about your role here.


NCW 2018 Case Studies

We are proud to present to you 16 of the best case studies showing the impact NCW has in schools and colleges around the country. Many thanks to all the organisations that took part.


NCW 2018 Careers Ed Booklet

Last year our guide to successful careers education in schools was hugely popular, having been downloaded almost 2000 times. However, big changes have come since in the form of the Gatsby Benchmarks, and we are proud to publish our 2018 edition, fully updated and revised in light of the changes. Click the image to download your copy.


Latest News & Blogs

RBS have put together a new guide to help you understand the different ways that you can start your career with us, along with some top tips on how to apply.

Have a look at our brand new NCW 2020 pre-mag. It’s interactive and everything so click away.

Do you know someone doing amazing careers work? Nominations are still open for the Careers Champion Award.

NCW 2020 Day Sponsors


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