Youth social action can improve careers (and wider) provision in schools and colleges.  As an Enterprise Coordinator, you can play a crucial role in supporting Careers Leaders to use youth social action to help them:

  • Meet the Gatsby Benchmarks
  • Develop young people's careers knowledge, skills and aspirations
  • Support the school/college in meeting the expectations of the new Ofsted framework
  • Develop young people's character
Benefits to schools, colleges and local communities

Youth social action has a range of benefits for schools and colleges. Schools and colleges who support engagement with youth social action report:

You can download a printable guide to youth social action and careers education for Enterprise Coordinators here.

How to use this toolkit as an Enterprise Coordinator

You can use this toolkit to support the Careers Leaders you work with:

  1. to lead a whole staff session on youth social action in their school or college
  2. to use the interactive survey tool to gain insight into the youth social action activities that have already taken place over the last twelve months, and that are planned for the next year
  3. to analyse and reflect on their survey responses. You could use this framework which has been developed specifically to support you to do this