Paul: update of QiCS work and conference speaking – July-October 2015

During the summer amongst Paul’s work to promote quality CEG, he’s been involved with:

  • Assisting North Yorkshire County Council & the LEP for NY/City of York/East Riding to promote CEIAG Quality Awards to local schools, culminating in 19 schools receiving funding to work towards one of the nationally validate CEIAG QAs (actually the 19 schools were given a choice of QA provider and chose 5 of the Awards – fascinating to see this choice in action)
  • Assisting the Outwood Academy chain (largest in the North of England covering Scunthorpe to Wakefield to Middlesbrough) – as the chain chose its preferred supplier of a CEIAG QA provider – to roll out the Award to its schools
  • Chairing the 11th National Validation Panel for the Quality in Careers Standard as the Staffordshire Entrust CEIAG+ Quality Award secured national validation
  • Speaking at the 2015 Annual Conference for the Investor in Careers CEIAG QA in London when they brought together many of their licence holders.
  • Working with Westminster Briefing and Careers England to plan the 2015 CEG Summit (5.11.2015) in London at which three schools holding different CEIAG QAs are speaking as positive case studies and where QiCS certificates will be presented to the 3 QA providers nationally validated this year (Cambridgeshire ‘Investing in Quality’, Sheffield Gold Standard, and the Entrust CEIAG+ awards)