Additional Services

SPW Careers have joined forces with Complete Careers to offer the opportunity for international schools’ careers provision to be evaluated, and recognised, through the Careers Mark International Award. SPW Careers and Complete Careers have worked together to ensure that international schools can use supporting evidence that meets the criteria for the award, and which is more appropriate for an international setting.

In the UK, Complete Careers Career Mark is a Licensed Awarding body for the Quality in Careers Standard in England. The International adapted version, offered uniquely by Complete Careers and SPW Careers, provides an excellent measure of careers quality for international schools. Career Mark is fully aligned to the Gatsby Benchmarks and is therefore the ideal framework in measuring schools’ careers provision. Gaining the Career Mark International award demonstrates the quality of the schools provision to parents, inspectors and other stakeholders.

As part of this unique partnership, SPW Careers offers a consultancy package to support International schools with achieving the Careers Mark International award.  Working alongside schools, SPW Careers offer advice and practical support to schools in achieving the award.

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Level 6 – Certificate in Careers Leadership, available to International Schools.

SPW Careers work with Richardson Associates UK Ltd to offer the opportunity for international school career leads to gain the Level 6 – Certificate in Careers Leadership.  This certificate provides essential training for people who are either new to the careers leadership role in schools or who have many years of experience and would like to have accreditation for their work.  Qualified teachers who successfully complete the Certificate in Careers Leadership meet the qualification requirement for the UK Register of Career Development Professionals as a Careers Leader.

The is offered through a series of distance learning, online tutorial sessions delivered by experienced Career Development Professionals. All candidates will receive a bespoke set of learning resources for each of the 3 units that make up the award.

This unique partnership includes SPW Careers offering a consultancy package to support International school career leads with achieving the qualification, through mentoring and offering practical advice and support.


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