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Progress Careers (formerly known as CareersInc) delivers high-quality, flexible Careers Education, Information, Advice, and Guidance (CEIAG) services to schools. We support schools and educational institutions to fulfil their responsibility to provide students with high-quality, external, and impartial CEIAG. Each of our Careers Advisers are hand-selected for their knowledge, passion, and commitment to delivering outstanding CEIAG. Our commitment to quality standards is evidence in all our staff members being members of the Career Development Institute professional register.

Progress Careers

  • Progress Careers

    Working with Partners

    We work with FE & HE institutes, employers and training providers to offer balanced careers options to young people.

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  • Progress Careers

    Working with Schools

    We work in partnership with schools to deliver impartial careers services to their students across the United Kingdom.

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  • Progress Careers

    Working with Students

    We support young people to make informed decisions about career pathways and next steps for post-16 progression.

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Progress Careers Leadership

Paula Thompson

Progress Careers
Operational Executive

James Madine

Managing Director

Mel Craven

Careers Operational Manager

Careers Approach

 Our approach is based on a 5-phase framework for action; this ensures young people can access the most appropriate CEIAG for their needs and aspirations. Our service is aligned to the Gatsby Benchmarks and supports schools in working towards meeting the Gatsby Benchmarks. The Benchmarks seek to set out what good careers guidance should look like in England.  

Understand the young people

Identify required IAG interventions

Establish careers IAG mechanisms

Manage transitions and tracking

Promote positive IAG images

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Social Feed

It is amazing seeing our #students work come to life, the children at #PSLiverpool have created these colourful monsters and we love them🤩 👹 ...

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Today is #CakeDay in the UK, and we thought it was a great opportunity to re-share these mouth-watering Easter cakes made by #PSLilford🥮 ...

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Last week #students at #PSThrapston visited the Black Country Living Museum. They attended a school lesson from 100 years ago and realised our teachers aren’t so bad! We also had a demonstration of coal mine gas explosions. What a fabulous day🌟 📜 ...

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Progress Schools is a nationally based, alternative #education provider with independent secondary schools located throughout England. We provide high-quality, supportive, and inspirational #teaching to 11 – 16-year-olds at Key Stage 3 and 4. Our bespoke approach to teaching would be nothing without our Specialist Teachers like Sean O'Dell.

We are currently #hiring Specialist Teachers all over the UK, why not come and join our team!😀 👉 Find our #vacancies through the link in our bio!
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Today marks the last day of #AntiBullyingWeek2021, and we have some last tips to share with you! If someone you know is getting bullied, we have some #tips on how you can support them😊 🌟 ...

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Getting bullied can make someone feel very alone. Here are some tips for #teachers to help your #students🌟
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This #AntiBullyingWeek, the theme is 'One Kind Word' 🌟 If you are experiencing bullying, we have pulled together our #toptips to help support #students of all ages!😀 ...

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Former Leicester Tigers Forward, Fred Tuilagi, visited #PSThrapston this week. The students asked about his role models, his time at different clubs, and what skills are needed for good teamwork. He emphasised the importance of education alongside following your passions to ensure different career options are available🌟 ...

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