Benchmarks & Background
Sir John Holman, a former Headteacher and founder of the National STEM Learning Centre, was asked by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation to undertake an independent, international review of career guidance. Working with the University of Derby, the project visited six countries, analysed good practice in English schools and reviewed existing literature. From all of this, Sir John wrote the Good Career Guidance report. In the report, he identifies what 'good' looks like and outlines a framework of eight benchmarks that secondary schools and colleges can use to improve their career guidance programme.
The eight benchmarks are: